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The Brief History of the Dead: A novel
The Brief History of the Dead: A novel by Kevin Brockmeier 0375423699 9780375423697
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The Brief History of the Dead: A novel by Kevin Brockmeier

Remember me when Im gone just took on a whole new meaning. The City is inhabited by the recently departed, who reside there only as long as they remain in the memories of the living. Among the current residents of this afterlife are Luka Sims, who prints the only newspaper in the City, with news from the other side; Coleman Kinzler, a vagrant who speaks the cautionary words of God; and Marion and Phillip Byrd, who find themselves falling in love again after decades of marriage. On Earth, Laura Byrd is trapped by extreme weather in an Antarctic research station. Shes alone and unable to contact the outside world: her radio is down and the power is failing. Shes running out of supplies as quickly as shes running out of time. Kevin Brockmeier interweaves these two stories in a spellbinding tale of human connections across boundaries of all kinds. The Brief History of the Dead is the work of a remarkably gifted writer.

Author: Kevin Brockmeier

Language: English

Edition: First Edition first Printing

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 252

Publisher: Pantheon

Publication Date: 2006-02-14

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ISBN: 0375423699


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