The Children's Hospital

TitleThe Children's Hospital
Year for Search2006
AuthorsAdrian, Chris
Date Published2006
PublisherMcSweeney's Books
Place PublishedSan Francisco, CA
KeywordsMale author
Annotation

Flawed utopia/dystopia with strong elements of fantasy. After a catastrophe that inundates the earth under miles of water, a children’s hospital survives by floating. All the children are miraculously cured of whatever mental or physical disease brought them to the hospital, and attempts are made to create a better society.

Full Text

2006 Adrian, Chris (b. 1970). The Children’s Hospital. San Francisco, CA: McSweeney’s Books.

Flawed utopia/dystopia with strong elements of fantasy. After a catastrophe that inundates the earth under miles of water, a children’s hospital survives by floating. All the children are miraculously cured of whatever mental or physical disease brought them to the hospital, and attempts are made to create a better society.