by Lily King
Paperback, 261 pages, Pgw, List Price: $16 |
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Frustrated by his research efforts and depressed over the death of his brothers, Andrew Bankson begins a tumultuous relationship with two fellow anthropologists, a married couple, in 1930s New Guinea.
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June 5, 2014 Lily King's new novel was inspired by a real-life moment in 1933, when the lives of anthropologist Margaret Mead and two of her husbands intersected on an expedition to the Sepik River in New Guinea.
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