the mars room

Book Title : The Mars Room
Author : Rachel Kushner
Publisher : Scribner
Release Date : 2019-05-07
Pages : 352
ISBN : 9781476756585
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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TIME’S #1 FICTION TITLE OF THE YEAR • NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018 FINALIST for the MAN BOOKER PRIZE and the NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD LONGLISTED for the ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL An instant New York Times bestseller from two-time National Book Award finalist Rachel Kushner, The Mars Room earned tweets from Margaret Atwood—“gritty, empathic, finely rendered, no sugar toppings, and a lot of punches, none of them pulled”—and from Stephen King—“The Mars Room is the real deal, jarring, horrible, compassionate, funny.” It’s 2003 and Romy Hall, named after a German actress, is at the start of two consecutive life sentences at Stanville Women’s Correctional Facility, deep in California’s Central Valley. Outside is the world from which she has been severed: her young son, Jackson, and the San Francisco of her youth. Inside is a new reality: thousands of women hustling for the bare essentials needed to survive; the bluffing and pageantry and casual acts of violence by guards and prisoners alike; and the deadpan absurdities of institutional living, portrayed with great humor and precision. Stunning and unsentimental, The Mars Room is “wholly authentic…profound…luminous” (The Wall Street Journal), “one of those books that enrage you even as they break your heart” (The New York Times Book Review, cover review)—a spectacularly compelling, heart-stopping novel about a life gone off the rails in contemporary America. It is audacious and tragic, propulsive and yet beautifully refined and “affirms Rachel Kushner as one of our best novelists” (Entertainment Weekly).

Book Title : Summary of the Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
Author : Bookhabits
Publisher :
Release Date : 2018-06-14
Pages : 70
ISBN : 1388313928
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner: Conversation Starters From Rachel Kushner, bestselling author of The Flamethrowers and Telex from Cuba, comes another compelling novel The Mars Room. Kushner tells the story of Romy Hall as she begins her life sentences at California's Stanville Women's Correctional Facility. She was severed from her young son Jackson to be penalized with her second life sentence. Her new home is now with thousands of women prisoners hustling to survive with bare essentials and violence. The Wall Street Journal describes Kushner's novel "tough, prismatic and quite gripping." Joshua Ferris calls The Mars Room "an addictive novel, laced throughout with a bracing intelligence." For Entertainment Weekly, The Mars Room is "a probing portrait of contemporary America." A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: - Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups - Foster a deeper understanding of the book - Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately - Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource meant to supplement the original book. If you have not yet read the original book, we encourage you to before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.

Book Title : Going to Mars
Author : Brian Muirhead
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2004
Pages : 241
ISBN : 0671027964
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A scientist with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory offers an inside look at the future of manned missions to Mars, tracing the history of Mars exploration and shedding new light on the future directions of expeditions to the Red Planet. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Book Title : Through Space to Mars
Author : Howard R. Garis
Publisher : Baen Publishing Enterprises
Release Date : 2013-06-17
Pages : 117
ISBN : 9781625790118
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Now with an Historical Afterword by Ron Miller Featured in Ron Millers _The Conquest of Space Book Series.Ó The first book in the popular Great Marvel Series by "Roy Rockwood" (Howard R. Garis) to deal with space travel. Originally published in 1910, it was among the earliest books about space travel intended for young adult readers. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

Book Title : Gone to Mars to Stay
Author : Marvin Hobson
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Release Date : 2013-09-26
Pages : 241
ISBN : 9781493102020
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : The Mars Episode
Author : Leo Gaton
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Release Date : 2010-10-22
Pages :
ISBN : 9781453572139
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : A passion for Mars
Author : Andrew Chaikin
Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
Release Date : 2008-10-01
Pages : 279
ISBN : UCSC:32106019986568
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Based on extensive interviews and filled with 150 compelling images, a look at the human fascination with the Red Planet focuses on a group of Earthbound explorers who pioneered efforts to uncover the truth about Mars, including astronomer Carl Sagan, rocket scientist Wernher von Braun, author Ray Bradbury, biologist Jerry Soffen, and others.

Book Title : Pioneers An Expedition to Mars
Author : Dr Jayant V Telang
Publisher : Booktango
Release Date : 2014-10-07
Pages : 1
ISBN : 9781468951653
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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It is an adventure story of two young army captains going on expedition to Mars. Their family joins them in adventure. After settling down on Mars they are joined by second team after one year. Then all the problems start .Ultimately there are murders taking place on Mars.They don't rest till they catch the murderer and make their mission safe An interesting narration about Mars.

Book Title : Swords of Mars
Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
Publisher : eStar Books
Release Date : 2012-02-01
Pages :
ISBN : 9781612104874
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John Carter is back and in the Barsoonian city of Zodanga, where he discovers the Assasins guild is alive and well!

Book Title : Misfits of Mars
Author : Shirlanne Alexander-Gay
Publisher : Shirlanne Alexander
Release Date : 2012-12-10
Pages : 278
ISBN : 9781481200783
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Fall into a worm hole of deception and adventure as three Texas teens find out that they are actually magical beings from another realm. Somehow, this unlikely trio must quickly put their emotions and differences aside, if they are to survive encounters with the relentless assassin, whose only goal in life is to kill them in the name of his master Videera, colossal giants and a fierce dragon as they navigate their way back to their land of birth.