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A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST In the paediatrics ward of a public hospital, a group ofsick children is gathering. The surrogate parents of thisband - a tired, overworked surgical resident and hisphysiotherapist - are charged with prolonging theirlives using storytelling and make-believe alone. 'Richard Powers is the most intellectually stimulating novelist at work in the English language today' Daily Telegraph
|Publication date:||1st August 2010|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Richard Powers is the author of twelve novels, including Orfeo (which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize) and The Overstory (which was shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize and won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize). He is the recipient of a MacArthur grant and the National Book Award, and has been a four-time NBCC finalist. He lives in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.More About Richard Powers