The Need

Helen Phillips (Author)
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Description

Molly is a paleobotanist who spends her days working at a fossil quarry where she sometimes unearths artifacts that defy understanding, including a controversial Bible that has recently attracted gawkers and conspiracy theorists. By night, she cares for her two young children -- four-year-old Viv and one-year-old Ben -- while her musician husband is away on tour. She's frazzled, sleep-deprived, and it seems the edges of her reality blur more each day.

Product Details

Price
$37.95
Publisher
Platinum Spotlight Series
Publish Date
September 01, 2019
Pages
500
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.0 X 8.6 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Library Binding
EAN/UPC
9781643583198

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About the Author

Helen Phillips is the author of, most recently, the novel The Need. Her collection Some Possible Solutions received the 2017 John Gardner Fiction Book Award. Her novel The Beautiful Bureaucrat, a New York Times Notable Book of 2015, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the NYPL Young Lions Award. Her collection And Yet They Were Happy was named a notable collection by The Story Prize. She is also the author of the middle-grade novel Here Where the Sunbeams Are Green. Helen has received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award and the Italo Calvino Prize in Fabulist Fiction, and her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, and Tin House, and on Selected Shorts. She is an associate professor at Brooklyn College and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, artist Adam Douglas Thompson, and their children. Visit HelenCPhillips.com.