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Orpheus lost : a novel

Author: Janette Turner Hospital
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Leela is a mathematician who has escaped her Southern hometown to study in Boston. She meets an Australian musician, Mishka, and from the moment she first hears him play his music grips her; they quickly become lovers. Then one day Leela is picked up off the street and taken to an interrogation center somewhere outside the city. There has been an explosion in the subway; terrorism is suspected. The interrogator--an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romantic suspense fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Orpheus, (Greek mythological character)
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janette Turner Hospital
ISBN: 9780393065527 0393065529
OCLC Number: 141484895
Description: 358 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Janette Turner Hospital.
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In an enthralling novel as passionate as it is true to life, Hospital reveals an American underworld of suspicion and despair, and shows how fear and paranoia have worked their way into our daily  Read more...

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" One of the most powerful and innovative writers in English today." -- ("The Times Literary Supplement") Praise for Janette Turner Hospital and "Due Preparations for the Plague": " Move over Twain, Read more...

 
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