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The Booker Prize-winning author of Possession delivers a brilliant and thought-provoking novel about the 1960s and how the psychology, science, religion, ethics, and radicalism of the times affected ordinary lives.

"Rich, acerbic, wise.... Byatt] tackles nothing less than what it means to be human." --Vogue

Frederica Potter, a smart, spirited 33-year-old single mother, lucks into a job hosting a groundbreaking television talk show based in London. Meanwhile, in her native Yorkshire where her lover is involved in academic research, the university is planning a prestigious conference on body and mind, and a group of students and agitators is establishing an "anti-university." And nearby a therapeutic community is beginning to take the shape of a religious cult under the influence of its charismatic religious leader.

A Whistling Woman portrays the antic, thrilling, and dangerous period of the late '60s as seen through the eyes of a woman whose life is forever changed by her times.

This item is Non-Returnable

  • ISBN-13: 9780679776901
  • ISBN-10: 0679776907
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: April 2004
  • Dimensions: 8.04 x 5.32 x 1.01 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.73 pounds
  • Page Count: 448