California: A Novel

California: A Novel

The highly acclaimed, instant New York Times bestseller that "shows the moment-by-moment reality of a painful possible future, the price we may have to pay for our passionate devotion to all of the wrong things." --Sarah Stone, San Francisco Chronicle

The world Cal and Frida have always known is gone, and they've left the crumbling city of Los Angeles far behind them. They now live in a shack in the wilderness, working side-by-side to make their days tolerable in… (more)

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I love the idea of such a light and sparkling place having a dark, scary shadow (September 11, 2014)
Interview of Edan Lepucki by Lara Touitou

Edan Lepucki is an American author and staff writer for The Millions. California is her first novel.

Editorial reviews (13 reviews)

California was a good read and one that I did enjoy, for the most part.

While it is a good story, it is not a terribly fantastic one as the buzz may lead readers to anticipate.

Lepucki places enough breadcrumbs along the way that the truly dramatic revelations aren’t particularly surprising, but that lack of suspense doesn’t make the story any less affecting.

Book Details  

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (July 08, 2014)

Parent ISBN: 9780316250825

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 704 KB

Language: English

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