The Resource The dreamers : a novel, Karen Thompson Walker

The dreamers : a novel, Karen Thompson Walker

Label
The dreamers : a novel
Title
The dreamers
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Karen Thompson Walker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One night in an isolated college town in the hills of Southern California, a first-year student stumbles into her dorm room, falls asleep, and doesn't wake up. She sleeps through the morning, into the evening. Her roommate, Mei, cannot rouse her. Neither can the paramedics, nor the perplexed doctors at the hospital. When a second girl falls asleep, and then a third, Mei finds herself thrust together with an eccentric classmate as panic takes hold of the college and spreads to the town. A young couple tries to protect their newborn baby as the once-quiet streets descend into chaos. Two sisters turn to each other for comfort as their survivalist father prepares for disaster. Those affected by the illness, doctors discover, are displaying unusual levels of brain activity, higher than has ever been recorded before. They are dreaming heightened dreams, but of what? Written in luminous prose, The Dreamers is a breathtaking and beautiful novel, startling and provocative, about the possibilities contained within a human life, if only we are awakened to them
Summary
Presents the story of a student in an isolated Southern California college town who witnesses a strange sleeping illness that subjects patients to life-altering, heightened dreams
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10748879
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walker, Karen Thompson,
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.A4366
LC item number
D74 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epidemics
  • Sleep disorders
  • College students
  • Universities and colleges
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Dreams
  • Sleep
  • California
  • Southern California
Target audience
adult
Label
The dreamers : a novel, Karen Thompson Walker
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1022977481
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780812994162
Lccn
2017058603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
The dreamers : a novel, Karen Thompson Walker
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1022977481
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780812994162
Lccn
2017058603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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