Mother daughter widow wife : a novel

Mother daughter widow wife : a novel
Wasserman, Robin
  • Item Type: Book - XX(1766918.1)
  • Published: 2020
  • Copies Currently On Shelf:
  • Queue Length: 9
Description

Who is Wendy Doe? The woman, found on a Peter Pan Bus to Philadelphia, has no money, no ID, and no memory of who she is, where she was going, or what she might have done. She’s assigned a name and diagnosis by the state: Dissociative fugue, a temporary amnesia that could lift at any moment—or never at all. When Dr. Benjamin Strauss invites her to submit herself for experimental observation at his Meadowlark Institute for Memory Research, she feels like she has no other choice. To Dr. Strauss, Wendy is a female body, subject to his investigation and control. To Strauss’s ambitious student, Lizzie Epstein, she’s an object of fascination, a mirror of Lizzie’s own desires, and an invitation to wonder: once a woman is untethered from all past and present obligations of womanhood, who is she allowed to become?

Related Subjects

Amnesia--Fiction.
Abused women--Fiction.

Availability

View detailed information about each copy of this item.

Location Type Call Number Status
Croydon Library Book WASS On Loan - Due 15-10-2020
Library Book XX(1766918.1) Coming Soon
Yarra Junction Library Book WASS On Loan - Due 30-09-2020
MARC Record Data

Learn more about this item by exploring its MARC data.

ISBN:

9781982139490 (hardback)

Personal Author:

Wasserman, Robin,

Title:

Mother daughter widow wife : a novel / Robin Wasserman.

Publication Info:

New York : Scribner, 2020.

Publication Info:

©2020

Physical description:

326 pages ; 24 cm.

Content Type:

text

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

Subject term:

Amnesia--Fiction.

Subject term:

Abused women--Fiction.

Genre index term:

Domestic fiction.

Goodreads Reviews

Explore what fellow readers on Goodreads are saying about this title.