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Death with interruptions

Author: José Saramago; Margaret Jull Costa
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2009.
Series: Thorndike Press large print basic
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print deView all editions and formats
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On the first day of the new year, no one dies -- causing celebration among the general public and consternation among politicians, religious leaders, morticians and doctors. Then reality hits home as families are left to care for the permanently dying. Death sits in her chilly apartment and contemplates her experiment: What if no one ever died again? What if she, death with a small d, were to become human and fall  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Named Person: Large type books.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José Saramago; Margaret Jull Costa
ISBN: 9781410415202 1410415201
OCLC Number: 298325794
Description: 327 pages ; 23 cm
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print basic
Other Titles: Intermitências da morte.
Responsibility: José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa.

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On the first day of the new year, no one dies -- causing celebration among the general public and consternation among politicians, religious leaders, morticians and doctors. Then reality hits home as families are left to care for the permanently dying. Death sits in her chilly apartment and contemplates her experiment: What if no one ever died again? What if she, death with a small d, were to become human and fall in love?

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