The Given World

The Given World

“Complex and haunting…vivid and unforgettable” (People), this story of one injured but indefatigable young woman is a stunning portrait of a family, a generation, and a country all coming of age.

From a quiet family farm in Montana in the 60s to the grit and haze of San Francisco in the 70s to a gypsy-populated, post-war Saigon, The Given World spins around its unconventional and unforgettable heroine, Riley. When her big brother is declared MIA in Vietnam,… (more)

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Editorial reviews (3 reviews)


This novel is not so much about finding oneself but about the many ways of being lost.

The Given World is a world of pain and nihilism.

The novel’s fine accomplishment is to move Riley steadily through her quest against such jagged odds that we can only cross fingers she’ll make it.


Book Details  


Publisher: Simon & Schuster (April 14, 2015)

Collection: Simon & Schuster

Parent ISBN: 9781476778044

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 4.5 MB

Language: English


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