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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

Eight-year-old Havaa watches as Russian soldiers abduct her father, accusing him of aiding Chechen rebels. She and her friend, Akhmed, seek refuge at the abandoned hospital where the sole remaining doctor, Sonja Rabina, treats the wounded while mourning her missing sister. Over the course of five extraordinary days, Sonja's world will shift on its axis and reveal the intricate pattern of connections that weave together the pasts of these three unlikely companions and unexpectedly decides their fate.

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
by Anthony Marra

  • Publication Date: May 7, 2013
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Hardcover: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Hogarth
  • ISBN-10: 0770436404
  • ISBN-13: 9780770436407