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Life after life : a novel

Author: Kate Atkinson
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Alternative histories (Fiction)
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Atkinson
ISBN: 9780316176484 0316176486
OCLC Number: 835902470
Notes: "A Reagan Arthur book."
"Originally published in the United Kingdom by Doubleday, March 2013"--T.p. verso.
Description: xi, 529 p. : 25 cm.
Responsibility: Kate Atkinson.

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"What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war. Does Ursula's apparently infinite number of lives give her the power to save the world from its inevitable destiny? And if she can--will she?"--

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