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Julia Phillips - Disappearing Earth

Presented by Book Passage at Book Passage, Corte Madera, Corte Madera CA

Jun 06 2019
Julia Phillips - Disappearing Earth

Profoundly gifted writer debuts a haunting, suspenseful story from around the world

Spellbinding, moving–evoking a fascinating region on the other side of the world–this suspenseful and haunting story announces the debut of a profoundly gifted writer.

Taking us through a year in Kamchatka, Disappearing Earth enters with astonishing emotional acuity the worlds of a cast of richly drawn characters, all connected by the crime: a witness, a neighbor, a detective, a mother.

We are transported to vistas of rugged beauty–densely wooded forests, open expanses of tundra, soaring volcanoes, and the glassy seas that border Japan and Alaska–and into a region as complex as it is alluring, where social and ethnic tensions have long simmered, and where outsiders are often the first to be accused.

Julia Phillips is a Fulbright fellow whose writing has appeared in Glimmer Train, The Atlantic, Slate, and The Moscow Times. She lives in Brooklyn.

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Book Passage, Corte Madera

51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA 94925

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