The World to Come

The World to Come


Book - 2017
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"These ten stories ring with voices belonging to--among others--English Arctic explorers in one of history's most nightmarish expeditions, a young contemporary American negotiating the shockingly underreported hazards of our crude-oil trains, eighteenth-century French balloonists inventing manned flight, and two mid-nineteenth-century housewives trying to forge a connection despite their isolation on the frontier of settlement. In each case the personal is the political as these characters face everything from the emotional pitfalls of everyday life to historic catastrophes on a global scale."--
Publisher: New York :, Alfred A. Knopf,, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781524731809
Branch Call Number: FICTION SHE
Characteristics: 258 pages ; 22 cm


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