Oh Pure and Radiant Heart

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Product Details

Price
$27.95
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
Pages
544
Dimensions
5.28 X 7.96 X 0.97 inches | 1.11 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780156031035

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About the Author

Lydia Millet is the author of A Children's Bible, a finalist for the National Book Award and a New York Times Top 10 book of 2020, among other works of fiction. She has won awards from PEN Center USA and the American Academy of Arts and Letters and been shortlisted for the National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her story collection Love in Infant Monkeys was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Reviews

PRAISE FOR OH PURE AND RADIANT HEART

"Though Oh Pure and Radiant Heart possesses the nervy irreverence of Kurt Vonnegut and Joseph Heller, Millet makes the subject matter her own, capturing the essence of these geniuses in a way that can only be described as, well, genius."--Vanity Fair

In her brilliant and fearless novel . . . Lydia Millet takes a headlong run at the subject of nuclear annihilation, weaving together black comedy, science, history, and time travel to produce, against stiff odds, a shattering and beautiful work. A-.--Entertainment Weekly