Due Preparations for the Plague

Due Preparations for the Plague

By Janette Turner Hospital

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393057645, 401pp.

Publication Date: July 2003

Hospital's electrifying new novel is a tightly woven web of familial and national histories, of sexual and political passions, and of individual and national complicities in the age of terrorism. She probes with astonishing acuity the murky worlds of espionage and intelligence gathering and the painful meaning of survival.

About the Author
Janette Turner Hospital received Australia's Patrick White Award for lifetime literary achievement, and is Distinguished Professor of English at the University of South Carolina. She lives in Columbia, South Carolina.