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The echo maker

Author: Richard Powers
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On a winter night on a remote Nebraska road, Mark Schluter flips his truck in a near-fatal accident. His older sister, Karin, his only near kin, returns reluctantly to their hometown to nurse Mark back from a traumatic head injury. But when he emerges from a protracted coma, Mark believes that this woman - who looks, acts, and sounds just like his sister - is really an impostor. (Schutzumschlag recto).
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Medical novels
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Powers
ISBN: 9780374146351 0374146357
OCLC Number: 611793779
Description: 451 S ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Richard Powers.

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On a winter night, Mark Schluter flips his truck in a near fatal accident. His older sister, Karin, returns reluctantly to their hometown to nurse Mark back from a traumatic head injury. But, when he  Read more...

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A grand novel--grand in its reach, grand in its themes, grand in it patterning . . . If Powers were an American writer of the nineteenth century . . . he'd probably be the Herman Melville of Read more...

 
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