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The Resource Orfeo : a novel, Richard Powers

Orfeo : a novel, Richard Powers

Label
Orfeo : a novel
Title
Orfeo
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Richard Powers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Composer Peter Els --the "Bioterrorist Bach" -- pays a final visit to the people he loves, those who shaped his musical journey and, through the help of his ex-wife, his daughter, and his longtime collaborator, he hatches a plan to turn his disastrous collision with Homeland Security into a work of art that will reawaken its audience to the sounds all around them
Summary
Experimental music and genetic engineering? Heady stuff indeed, but what is most remarkable about this thought-provoking journey is how intensely it makes you feel about human creativity, experience, and the enigmatic fugitive Peter Els, whose flight from an uncomprehending world anchors the narrative. A perfect introduction to this brilliant but sometimes forbidding author. -- David Wright for LibraryReads
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10246769
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.O92
LC item number
O74 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Orfeo : a novel, Richard Powers
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
847600032
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9780393240825
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013031952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Label
Orfeo : a novel, Richard Powers
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
847600032
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9780393240825
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013031952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.

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