A tensely emotional debut novel of abandonment, loss, and the unexpected shapes families take to survive. "Silver is masterful at orchestrating her complicated cast of characters and settings….Moving and resonant."—Los Angeles Times Book Review
The book examines the provision made for people with mental illness and their carers, and the support that is available to them. It includes information on housing, employment, social services and the law. Accessible, practical and comprehensive, this handbook acts as a one-stop shop for anyone caring for a person with a mental illness.
A New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2001, the critical success of Babe in Paradise heralds Marisa Silver as one of America's most talented young writers.
Marisa Silver's The God of War is an indelible novel about the end of childhood and the devious valour of love.
Blending fable and folklore, Silver conjures an electric, pitch-black allegory for fans of Angela Carter and Franz Kafka