The Cassandra (Paperback)

A Novel

By Sharma Shields

Holt Paperbacks, 9781250260628, 304pp.

Publication Date: January 21, 2020

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (2/12/2019)

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Sharma Shields' The Cassandra follows a woman who goes to work in a top secret research facility during Wolrd War II, only to be tormented by visions of what the mission will mean for humankind...

About the Author

Sharma Shields holds an MFA from the University of Montana. She is the author of the short story collection Favorite Monster, winner of the 2011 Autumn House Fiction Prize, and the novel The Sasquatch Hunters’ Almanac, winner of the Washington State Book Award. Her work has appeared in The Kenyon Review, The Iowa Review, Electric Literature, and more. Shields has worked in independent bookstores and public libraries throughout Washington State. She lives in Spokane with her husband and children.