The Pure Gold Baby
By Margaret Drabble
(Houghton Mifflin, Hardcover, 9780544158900, 304pp.)
Publication Date: October 1, 2013
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The first new novel in five years from "one of the most versatile and accomplished writers of her generation" (Joyce Carol Oates, The New Yorker)
In The Pure Gold Baby, a budding anthropologist raises a developmentally disabled child and confronts the challenges of middle age. This is a surprise comeback for author Margaret Drabble, who swore in 2009 that she'd never publish fiction again. More at NPR.org
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