The grip of it

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New York : Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2017.
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276 pages ; 19 cm
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"Julie and James settle into a house in a small town outside the city where they met. The move--prompted by James's penchant for gambling, his inability to keep his impulses in check--is quick and seamless; both Julie and James are happy to leave behind their usual haunts and start afresh. But this house, which sits between lake and forest, has plans for the unsuspecting couple. As Julie and James try to settle into their home and their relationship, the house and its surrounding terrain become the locus of increasingly strange happenings. The architecture--claustrophobic, riddled with hidden rooms within rooms--becomes unrecognizable, decaying before their eyes. Stains are animated on the wall--contracting, expanding--and map themselves onto Julie's body in the form of bruises; mold spores taint the water that James pours from the sink. Together the couple embark on a panicked search for the source of their mutual torment, a journey that mires them in the history of their peculiar neighbors and the mysterious residents who lived in the house before Julie and James."--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Jemc, J. (2017). The grip of it (First edition.). Farrar, Strauss and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jemc, Jac, 1983-. 2017. The Grip of It. New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jemc, Jac, 1983-. The Grip of It New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Jemc, Jac. The Grip of It First edition., Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2017.

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