The Resource The need : a novel, Helen Phillips

The need : a novel, Helen Phillips

Label
The need : a novel
Title
The need
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Helen Phillips
Title variation
Need
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Molly, home alone with her two young children, hears footsteps in the living room, she tries to convince herself it's the sleep deprivation. She's been hearing things these days. Startling at loud noises. Imagining the worst-case scenario. It's what mothers do, she knows. But then the footsteps come again, and she catches a glimpse of movement. Suddenly Molly finds herself face-to-face with an intruder who knows far too much about her and her family. As she attempts to protect those she loves most, Molly must also acknowledge her own frailty. Molly slips down an existential rabbit hole where she must confront the dualities of motherhood: the ecstasy and the dread; the languor and the ferocity; the banality and the transcendence as the book hurtles toward a mind-bending conclusion. In The Need, Helen Phillips has created a subversive, speculative thriller that comes to life through blazing, arresting prose and gorgeous, haunting imagery. Helen Phillips has been anointed as one of the most exciting fiction writers working today, and The Need is a glorious celebration of the bizarre and beautiful nature of our everyday lives
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phillips, Helen
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.H45565
LC item number
N44 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mother and child
  • Working mothers
  • Home invasion
  • Protection
Label
The need : a novel, Helen Phillips
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781982113162
Lccn
2018044381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1054267743
  • (OCoLC)1054267743
Label
The need : a novel, Helen Phillips
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781982113162
Lccn
2018044381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1054267743
  • (OCoLC)1054267743

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