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The Great Perhaps

Joe Meno

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ISBN 10: 0393067963 / ISBN 13: 9780393067965
Editorial: Norton, US, 2009
Usado Condición: Fine Hardcover
Librería: Anulios Books (Swansea, Reino Unido)

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First US Edition. SIGNED by the author to title page and in MINT unread condition. True first. N° de ref. de la librería P433

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Título: The Great Perhaps

Editorial: Norton, US

Año de publicación: 2009

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: 1st.

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Sinopsis:

The sky is falling for the Caspers, a family of cowards: for Jonathan, a paleontologist, searching in vain for a prehistoric giant squid; for his wife, Madeline, an animal behaviorist with a failing experiment; for their daughter, Amelia, a disappointed teenage revolutionary; for her younger sister, Thisbe, on a frustrated search for God; and for grandfather Henry, who wants to disappear, limiting himself to eleven words a day, then ten, then nine Each fears uncertainty and the possibilities that accompany it. When Jonathan and Madeline suddenly decide to separate, this nuclear family is split, each member forced to confront his or her own cowardice, finally coming to appreciate the cloudiness of the modern age. With wit and humor, The Great Perhaps presents a revealing look at anxiety, ambiguity, and the need for complicated answers to complex questions.

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A terrible fear of clouds, an obscure search for giant squid and a bomb-building teenage girl: Joe Meno has imagination, humor and the rare ability to make characters seem as near as your own family-sometimes almost too close for comfort. An intriguing and heartfelt book. -Lydia Millet, author of How the Dead Dream

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We are a specialist in rare and collectable books with a particular interest in signed modern firsts, hypermodern fiction, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies and Occult/esoteric interest.

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