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My year of rest and relaxation / Ottessa Moshfegh.

Moshfegh, Ottessa, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 12 copies available at Sitka.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Mackenzie Public Library.

Current holds

4 current holds with 0 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Mackenzie Public Library MOS (Text) 35192000417257 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 08/30/2018
Creston Public Library FIC MOS (Text) 35140100040008 New Books Display Volume hold Checked out 08/23/2018
Headingley Municipal Library OTT (Text) 36440000271843 Stacks Volume hold Checked out 08/21/2018
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Nelson Public Library F MOS (Text) 3514830028939 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 09/05/2018
Pemberton and District Public Library F MOS (Text) 31894000512748 New Items Volume hold Available -
Sparwood Public Library FIC MOS (Text) 35172000249561 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 09/11/2018
Terrace Public Library MOS (Text) 35151001069244 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 09/12/2018
Whistler Public Library FIC MOS (Text) 33987001212991 New Items Volume hold Checked out 09/01/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525522119 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 288 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"From one of our boldest, most celebrated new literary voices, a novel about a young woman’s efforts to duck the ills of the world by embarking on an extended hibernation with the help of one of the worst psychiatrists in the annals of literature and the battery of medicines she prescribes. Our narrator should be happy, shouldn’t she? She’s young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, works an easy job at a hip art gallery, lives in an apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan paid for, like the rest of her needs, by her inheritance. But there is a dark and vacuous hole in her heart, and it isn’t just the loss of her parents, or the way her Wall Street boyfriend treats her, or her sadomasochistic relationship with her best friend, Reva. It’s the year 2000 in a city aglitter with wealth and possibility; what could be so terribly wrong? My Year of Rest and Relaxation is a powerful answer to that question. Through the story of a year spent under the influence of a truly mad combination of drugs designed to heal our heroine from her alienation from this world, Moshfegh shows us how reasonable, even necessary, alienation can be. Both tender and blackly funny, merciless and compassionate, it is a showcase for the gifts of one of our major writers working at the height of her powers." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Solitude > Fiction.
Quacks and quackery > Fiction.
Medication abuse > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.

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