The Wildlands Lib/E

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$90.00  $83.70
Blackstone Publishing
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6.7 X 6.1 X 1.2 inches | 0.7 pounds
Compact Disc

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About the Author

Abby Geni is a graduate of Oberlin University and the Iowa Writers Workshop as well as the recipient of an Iowa Fellowship. Her work won first place in the Glimmer Train Fiction Open and was listed in Best American Short Stories 2010. She lives in Chicago.

Carol Monda is an Earphones Award-winning narrator and accomplished voice-over artist. She is also an award-winning actor known for her work in Out of Season, After You Left, and The Gentlemen.


[A] character-driven environmental thriller-think Silent Spring by way of Celeste Ng.

-- "O, The Oprah Magazine"

From the moment Abby Geni's second novel starts, you know you're in good hands...Geni spins a careful, humane, moving story, centered primarily on the youngest McCloud, Cora.

-- "USA Today"

Combines the natural world with man-made terror.

-- "Millions"

With skillful prose, you'll sympathize with Cora, a girl who must learn how to differentiate between love and family.

-- ""

A moving exploration of humanity: not only the danger of our belief in our supremacy and our power to control our environment but also the unique power of our love for each other.

-- "BuzzFeed"

Geni's fascination with the borders between human and animal drives this distinctive sophomore novel...Geni continues to create works of art with perfect voices that are simultaneously thrillers and meditations on nature. It is an incredible trick.

-- "Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"

[A] deeply unnerving exploration of the permeable line between wildness and civilization in this teeth-gritting tale...Riveting, provocative, and unforgettable.

-- "Booklist (starred review)"

Enfolds multiple themes: how the well-intentioned can go horribly wrong, how childhood experiences shape us, and what family love really means and how it can vie with principle.

-- "Library Journal (starred review)"

The novel is particularly notable for its interrogations of human relationships with the natural world...A fast-paced, high-stakes novel that will keep the reader turning the pages.

-- "Publishers Weekly"

Geni dives into the complex relationship between siblings and how trauma impacts family bonds.

-- "BookPage"