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A Field Guide to the North American Family

(2017)
A Novella by

 
 
The very first work of fiction by the best-selling, acclaimed author of City on Fire--his piercingly beautiful treasure box of a novella about two families in the suburbs, now in a newly designed full-color edition

For years, the Hungates and the Harrisons have coexisted peacefully in the same Long Island neighborhood, enjoying the pleasures and weathering the pitfalls of their suburban habitat. But when the patriarch of one family dies unexpectedly, the survivors face a stark imperative: adapt or face extinction. In sixty-three interlinked vignettes and striking accompanying photographs, the novella cuts multiple paths--which can be reconstructed in any order--through the lives of its richly imagined characters. Part art object, part Choose Your Own Adventure, A Field Guide to the North American Family is an innovative and deeply personal look at the ties that bind, as well as a poignant meditation on connection in a fragmented world.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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October 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Field Guide To The North American Family
Author(s): Garth Risk Hallberg
ISBN: 0-9779850-9-1 / 978-0-9779850-9-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mark Batty Publisher
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November 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Field Guide to the North American Family
Author(s): Garth Risk Hallberg
ISBN: 1-78470-744-9 / 978-1-78470-744-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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October 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Field Guide to the North American Family: An Illustrated Novella
Author(s): Garth Risk Hallberg
ISBN: 1-101-87495-3 / 978-1-101-87495-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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March 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Field Guide to the North American Family
Author(s): Garth Risk Hallberg
ISBN: 1-935613-24-3 / 978-1-935613-24-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mark Batty Publisher
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November 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Field Guide to the North American Family
Author(s): Garth Risk Hallberg
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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October 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Field Guide to the North American Family: An Illustrated Novella
Author(s): Garth Risk Hallberg
Publisher: Knopf
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