The Mars Room: A Novel
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Rachel Kushner. (2018). The Mars Room: A Novel. Scribner.

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Rachel Kushner. 2018. The Mars Room: A Novel. Scribner.

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Rachel Kushner, The Mars Room: A Novel. Scribner, 2018.

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Rachel Kushner. The Mars Room: A Novel. Scribner, 2018. Web.

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    FINALIST for the MAN BOOKER PRIZE and the NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD

    LONGLISTED for the ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL

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    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.

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