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Bewilderment : a novel / Richard Powers.

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  • ISBN: 9780393881141
  • ISBN: 0393881148
  • Physical Description: 278 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, [2021]

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Summary, etc.:
"A heartrending new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning and #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Overstory. "Richard Powers, whose novels combine the wonders of science with the marvels of art, astonishes us in different ways with each new book." -Heller McAlpin, NPR Books. The astrobiologist Theo Byrne searches for life throughout the cosmos while single-handedly raising his unusual nine-year-old, Robin, following the death of his wife. Robin is a warm, kind boy who spends hours painting elaborate pictures of endangered animals. He's also about to be expelled from third grade for smashing his friend in the face. As his son grows more troubled, Theo hopes to keep him off psychoactive drugs. He learns of an experimental neurofeedback treatment to bolster Robin's emotional control, one that involves training the boy on the recorded patterns of his mother's brain. . . . With its soaring descriptions of the natural world, its tantalizing vision of life beyond, and its account of a father and son's ferocious love, Bewilderment marks Richard Powers's most intimate and moving novel. At its heart lies the question: How can we tell our children the truth about this beautiful, imperiled planet?"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Astrobiologists > Fiction.
Death > Fiction.

Available copies

  • 0 of 4 copies available at Town of Hanover Libraries.


  • 2 current holds with 4 total copies.


2 current holds with 4 total copies.

Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Etna Library FIC POW 31257000290824 New items Checked out 11/30/2021
Howe Library FIC POW 31254003736333 New books - Main floor Checked out 11/27/2021
Howe Library FIC POW 31254003742018 New books - Main floor Checked out 11/28/2021
Howe Library FIC POW 31254003742026 New books - Main floor Checked out 11/19/2021

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