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Luminarium : a novel

Author: Alex Shakar
Publisher: New York : Soho Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Shakar takes measure of our post-9/11 existential confusion in a technology-avid but sciencephobic, 'ever-complexifying world.' A radiantly imaginative social critic, Shakar is also a knowledgeable and intrepid explorer of metaphysical and neurological mysteries. With beguiling characters trapped in ludicrous and revelatory predicaments, this is a cosmic, incisively funny kaleidoscopic tale of loss, chaos, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Shakar
ISBN: 9781569479759 1569479755 9781569479766 1569479763 9781616951832 1616951834
OCLC Number: 694394361
Description: 432 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Alex Shakar.

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"Shakar takes measure of our post-9/11 existential confusion in a technology-avid but sciencephobic, 'ever-complexifying world.' A radiantly imaginative social critic, Shakar is also a knowledgeable and intrepid explorer of metaphysical and neurological mysteries. With beguiling characters trapped in ludicrous and revelatory predicaments, this is a cosmic, incisively funny kaleidoscopic tale of loss, chaos, and yearning."--Booklist, Starred review.

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