Wickett's Remedy (Paperback)

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The triumphant follow-up to the bestselling Bee Season, Wickett's Remedy is an epic but intimate novel about a young Irish-American woman facing down tragedy during the Great Flu epidemic of 1918.

About the Author


Myla Goldberg is the author of the bestselling "Bee Season," which was named a "New York Times "Notable Book in 2000 and made into a film, and, most recently, of "Time's Magpie," a book of essays about Prague. Her short stories have appeared in "Harper's," "McSweeney's, "and "failbetter." She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Praise For…


“Brilliant. . . . A wonderfully courageous second novel.” –Newsday

“Remarkable. . . . A historically credible account of the period just after America entered the First World War, when ‘the Spanish Lady’ laid waste to Boston and much of the rest of the country.” –Salon

“Her second novel is of a piece with [Bee Season] in its invention and stylistic skill. . . . A warmhearted, unusual and intelligent consideration of a world about which few people know.” –San Francisco Chronicle

“An engrossing look at how one young woman grows through personal losses at a time when so many lost so much.” –The Philadelphia Inquirer

Product Details
ISBN: 9781400078127
ISBN-10: 1400078121
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publication Date: October 10th, 2006
Pages: 370
Language: English