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The Resource The brief history of the dead, Kevin Brockmeier

The brief history of the dead, Kevin Brockmeier

Label
The brief history of the dead
Title
The brief history of the dead
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Brockmeier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From Kevin Brockmeier, one of this generation's most inventive young writers, comes a striking new novel about death, life, and the mysterious place in between. The City is inhabited by those who have departed Earth but are still remembered by the living. They will reside in this afterlife until they are completely forgotten. But the City is shrinking, and the residents clearing out. Some of the holdouts, like Luka Sims, who produces the City's only newspaper, are wondering what exactly is going on. Others, like Coleman Kinzler, believe it is the beginning of the end. Meanwhile, Laura Byrd is trapped in an Antarctic research station, her supplies are running low, her radio finds only static, and the power is failing. With little choice, Laura sets out across the ice to look for help, but time is running out. Kevin Brockmeier alternates these two storylines to create a lyrical and haunting story about love, loss and the power of memory."--Publisher's website
  • In an afterlife world inhabited by the recently departed who remain in the memories of the living, Marion and Phillip Byrd fall in love again, while on Earth, their daughter, Laura, is stranded alone in an Antarctic research station
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brockmeier, Kevin
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.R63
LC item number
B75 2006
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Epidemics
  • Future life
  • Wilderness survival
  • Antarctica
  • Antarctica
Label
The brief history of the dead, Kevin Brockmeier
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The city -- The shelter -- The encounter -- The miles -- The homecoming -- The station -- The patriarch -- The virus -- The numbers -- The crevasse -- The changes -- The birds -- The heartbeat -- The marbles -- The crossing
Control code
ocm60550844
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9780375423697
Lccn
2005048882
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780375423697
Specific material designation
regular print
Stock number
  • BRO-copy20060215-153
  • BRO-cust20060404-153
  • BRO-cust20060412-054
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375423697
  • (OCoLC)60550844
Label
The brief history of the dead, Kevin Brockmeier
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The city -- The shelter -- The encounter -- The miles -- The homecoming -- The station -- The patriarch -- The virus -- The numbers -- The crevasse -- The changes -- The birds -- The heartbeat -- The marbles -- The crossing
Control code
ocm60550844
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9780375423697
Lccn
2005048882
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780375423697
Specific material designation
regular print
Stock number
  • BRO-copy20060215-153
  • BRO-cust20060404-153
  • BRO-cust20060412-054
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375423697
  • (OCoLC)60550844

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