Lithium for Medea

A Novel
Product Number: EB00175478
Released: Jan 14, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781609802493
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
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Description

Lithium for Medea is as much a tale of addiction-to sex, drugs, and dysfunctional family chains-as it is one of mothers and daughters, their mutual rebellion and unconscious mimicry. Here is the story according to Rose-the daughter of a narcissistic, emotionally crippled mother and a father who shadowboxes with death in hospital corridors-as she slips deeply and dangerously into the lair of a cocaine-fed artist in the bohemian squalor of Venice. Lithium for Medea sears us with Rose's breathless, fierce, visceral flight-like a drug that leaves one's perceptions forever altered.

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Original Publish Date: Jan 04, 2011

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