The Answers

The Answers

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2017
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In Catherine Lacey's ambitious second novel we are introduced to Mary, a young woman living in New York City struggling with a body that has betrayed her. All but paralyzed with pain, Mary seeks relief from a New Age-y treatment called Pneuma Adaptive Kinesthesia, PAKing for short. And, remarkably, it works. But PAKing is expensive and Mary is broke. So she scours Craigslist for fast-cash jobs and finds the "Girlfriend Experiment," the brainchild of an eccentric and narcissistic actor determined to find the perfect relationship--even if it means paying women to fill different roles. Mary is hired as the "emotional girlfriend"--certainly better than the "anger girlfriend" or the "maternal girlfriend"--and is pulled into an ego-driven and messy attempt at human connection.Told in Lacey's signature spiraling prose, The Answers is full of singular yet universal insights. It is a gorgeous hybrid of the plot- and idea-driven novel that will leave you reeling.
Publisher: Ashland :, Blackstone Audio,, 2017
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781441703248
1441703241
Call Number: EAUDIOBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: audio file,rda
digital,rda
1 online resource (1 sound file (9 hr., 45 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Tusing, Megan - Narrator

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