This vividly imagined dystopian novel, set in the near future, unfolds over the course of a few days.
In this unsettling modern Lilith tale, spirited women resist their violent, racist culture and, in so doing, become outlaws.
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In this dystopian, eerily relevant novel, a civil war is brewing in America. Below ground, a cult led by the deluded and narcissistic Father Ernst is ensconced in an underground bunker, waiting out the conflict. When "The Family" runs out of food, Ruth, coming of age and terrified of serving as Ernst's next wife, must choose between obeying her faith and fighting for survival. In this unsettling modern Lilith tale, spirited women resist their violent, racist culture and, in so doing, become outlaws.