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Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel

Label
Station Eleven
Title
Station Eleven
Statement of responsibility
Emily St. John Mandel
Title variation
Station 11
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"One snowy night a famous Hollywood actor slumps over and dies onstage during a production of King Lear. Hours later, the world as we know it begins to dissolve. Moving back and forth in time--from the actor's early days as a film star to fifteen years in the future, when a theater troupe known as the Traveling Symphony roams the wasteland of what remains--this suspenseful, elegiac, spellbinding novel charts the strange twists of fate that connect five people: the actor, the man who tried to save him, the actor's first wife, his oldest friend, and a young actress with the Traveling Symphony, caught in the crosshairs of a dangerous self-proclaimed prophet."--
Summary
An actor playing King Lear dies onstage just before a cataclysmic event changes the future of everyone on Earth. What will be valued and what will be discarded? Will art have a place in a world that has lost so much? What will make life worth living? These are just some of the issues explored in this beautifully written dystopian novel. Recommended for fans of David Mitchell, John Scalzi and Kate Atkinson. -- Janet Lockhart for LibraryReads
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Arthur C. Clarke Award, 2015.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
  • Toronto Book Awards, 2015.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10312102
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.S727
LC item number
S73 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20265485
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9780385353304
Lccn
2014003560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn866615101
  • (OCoLC)866615101
Label
Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20265485
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9780385353304
Lccn
2014003560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn866615101
  • (OCoLC)866615101

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