Lizzie Benson slid into her activity as a librarian with no conventional measure. yet this provides her a vantage aspect from which to perform her different calling: she is a faux lessen. For years, she has tended to her God-haunted mom and her improving addict brother. they've got either stabilized for the instant, yet Lizzie has little likelihood to spend her new unfastened time with husband and son ahead of her previous mentor, Sylvia Liller, makes a suggestion. She's develop into well-known for her prescient podcast, Hell and excessive Water, and needs to rent Lizzie to respond to the mail she gets: from left-wingers apprehensive approximately weather switch and correct wingers apprehensive in regards to the decline of western civilization. As Lizzie dives into this polarized international, she starts off to ask yourself what it capability to maintain tending your personal backyard as soon as you might have obvious the flames past its partitions. whilst her brother turns into a father and Sylvia a recluse, Lizzie is pressured to handle the boundaries of her personal experience--but nonetheless she attempts to save lots of all people, utilizing every little thing she's discovered approximately empathy and melancholy, sense of right and wrong and collusion, from her years of wandering the library stacks...And all of the whereas the voices of town hold floating in- humorous, nerve-racking, and more and more mad.
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