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Bewilderment : a novel

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First Edition.

"A heartrending new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning and #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Overstory. "Richard Powers, whose novels combine the wonders of science with the marvels of art, astonishes us in different ways with each new book." -Heller McAlpin, NPR Books. The astrobiologist Theo Byrne searches for life throughout the cosmos while single-handedly raising his unusual nine-year-old, Robin, following the death of his wife. Robin is a warm, kind boy who spends hours painting elaborate pictures of endangered animals. He's also about to be expelled from third grade for smashing his friend in the face. As his son grows more troubled, Theo hopes to keep him off psychoactive drugs. He learns of an experimental neurofeedback treatment tobolster Robin's emotional control, one that involves training the boy on the recorded patterns of his mother's brain. . . . With its soaring descriptions of the natural world, its tantalizing vision of life beyond, and its account of a father and son's ferocious love, Bewilderment marks Richard Powers's most intimate and moving novel. At its heart lies the question: How can we tell our children the truth about this beautiful, imperiled planet?"--

Available copies

  • 46 of 49 copies available at Westchester Library System.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Greenburgh. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Greenburgh Public Library. (Show)

Current holds

1 current hold with 49 total copies.
Location Call Number /
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Due Date
Greenburgh Public Library POWERS (Text)
Fiction
31009154817856
Available
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Greenburgh Public Library POWERS (Text)
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31009154817864
Available
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Ardsley Public Library FICTION POWERS (Text)
Fiction
31000151273961
Available
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Bedford Free Library FIC POW (Text)
Fiction
31002150818572
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Bedford Hills Free Library POWERS (Text)
Fiction
31003151580849
Available
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Briarcliff Manor Public Library FICTION POWERS (Text)
Fiction
31036150953534
Available
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Bronxville Public Library FICTION POWERS (Text)
Fiction
31004151792442
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Chappaqua Library FICTION POWERS (Text)
Fiction
31005500433984
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Croton Free Library FICTION/POWERS (Text)
Fiction
31006151826351
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Dobbs Ferry Public Library POWERS (Text)
Fiction
31007151408927
Available
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