A children's bible : a novel

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New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2020].
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224 pages ; 22 cm
9781324005032, 1324005033


"[This novel] follows a group of children and their families on summer vacation at a lakeside mansion. The teenage narrator Eve and the other children are contemptuous of their parents, who spend the days and nights in drunken stupor. This tension heightens when a great storm arrives and throws the house and its residents into chaos. Named for a picture Bible given to Eve's little brother Jack, A Children's Bible is loosely structured around events and characters that often appear in collections of Bible stories intended for young readers. These narrative touchstones are imbedded in a backdrop of environmental and psychological distress as the children reject the parents for their emotional and moral failures-in part as normal teenagers must, and in part for their generation's passivity and denial in the face of cataclysmic change. In A Children's Bible, Millet offers brilliant commentary on the environment and human weakness and a vision of what awaits us on the other side of Revelations"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Millet, L. (2020). A children's bible: a novel (First edition.). W. W. Norton & Company, Inc..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Millet, Lydia, 1968-. 2020. A Children's Bible: A Novel. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Millet, Lydia, 1968-. A Children's Bible: A Novel New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Millet, Lydia. A Children's Bible: A Novel First edition., W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2020.

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