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Luminarium : a novel

Author: Alex Shakar
Publisher: New York : Soho Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shakar, Alex, 1968-
Luminarium.
New York : Soho Press, c2011
(DLC) 2011013331
(OCoLC)694394361
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Shakar
ISBN: 9781569479766 1569479763 1299579299 9781299579293
OCLC Number: 773580001
Description: 1 online resource (432 p.)
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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