Books Gold, Fame, Citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins Hardcover, 342 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $27.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleGold, Fame, CitrusAuthorClaire Vaye Watkins Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary In the wake of a devastating Southern California drought, two idealistic holdouts fall in love and scavenge for their needs before taking charge of a mysterious child and embarking on a perilous journey in search of water. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Also by Claire Vaye Watkins Battleborn Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Gold, Fame, Citrus NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews 'Gold Fame Citrus' Holds Fear In A Handful Of Dust September 30, 2015 Claire Vaye Watkins' first novel is a frighteningly believable near-future dystopia; drought has ruined the West, and two holdouts among the wreckage find their lives changed by a strange child.