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Author: Emily St John Mandel; Kirsten Potter; Books on tape.
Publisher: [Westminster, MD] : Books on Tape, [2014] ℗2014
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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"An audacious, darkly glittering novel about art, fame, and ambition set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, from the author of three highly acclaimed previous novels. One snowy night a famous Hollywood actor slumps over and dies onstage during a production of King Lear. Hours later, the world as we know it begins to dissolve. Moving back and forth in time-from the actor's early days as a film star to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Adventure fiction
Dystopias
Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Emily St John Mandel; Kirsten Potter; Books on tape.
ISBN: 9780553545586 : 0553545582
OCLC Number: 870981220
Notes: Compact discs.
Title from container.
In container (17 cm.)
Performer(s): Read by Kirsten Potter.
Description: 9 audio discs (10 hr., 41 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Station 11
Responsibility: Emily St. John Mandel.

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"An audacious, darkly glittering novel about art, fame, and ambition set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, from the author of three highly acclaimed previous novels. One snowy night a famous Hollywood actor slumps over and dies onstage during a production of King Lear. Hours later, the world as we know it begins to dissolve. Moving back and forth in time-from the actor's early days as a film star to fifteen years in the future, when a theater troupe known as the Traveling Symphony roams the wasteland of what remains-this suspenseful, elegiac, spellbinding novel charts the strange twists of fate that connect five people: the actor, the man who tried to save him, the actor's first wife, his oldest friend, and a young actress with the Traveling Symphony, caught in the crosshairs of a dangerous self-proclaimed prophet. Sometimes terrifying, sometimes tender, Station Eleven tells a story about the relationships that sustain us, the ephemeral nature of fame, and the beauty of the world as we know it"--

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