The Anatomy of Dreams : A Novel

    The Anatomy of Dreams : A Novel / Chloe Benjamin

    Winner of the Edna Ferber Prize Long-listed for the 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize "A sly, promising and ambitious debut." —Publishers Weekly "Chloe Benjamin is a great new talent." —Lorrie Moore, author of Bark: StoriesIt's 1998, and Sylvie Patterson, a bookish student at a Northern California boarding school, falls in love with a spirited, elusive classmate named Gabe. Their headmaster, Dr. Adrian Keller, is a charismatic medical researcher who has staked his career on the therapeutic potential of lucid dreaming: By teaching his patients to become conscious during sleep, he helps them to relieve stress and heal from trauma. Over the next six years, Sylvie and Gabe become consumed by Keller's work, following him from the redwood forests of Eureka, California, to the enchanting New England coast. But when an opportunity brings the trio to the Midwest, Sylvie and Gabe stumble into...

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    Atria Books
    ENG EISBN:9781476761176