skip to content
The theory of light and matter Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The theory of light and matter

Author: Andrew Porter
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2008.
Series: Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Offers ten short stories that explore sacrifice and loss in American suburbia.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Porter, Andrew, 1972-
Theory of light and matter.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008023989
(OCoLC)225874006
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Porter
ISBN: 9780820336770 0820336777
OCLC Number: 676697542
Awards: Winner of IndieFab awards (Fiction-Short Stories) 2008
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 178 pages).
Contents: Hole --
Coyotes --
Azul --
The theory of light and matter --
River Dog --
Departure --
Merkin --
Storms --
Skin --
Connecticut.
Series Title: Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.
Responsibility: Andrew Porter.

Abstract:

Features ten short stories that explore loss and sacrifice in American suburbia. In idyllic suburbs across the country, from Philadelphia to San Francisco, the narrators struggle to find meaning or  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"As the 10 stories in this luminous collection demonstrate, Porter has his own compelling vision of human longing, loneliness and grief. ... Porter's "The Theory of Light and Matter" is a memorable Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/676697542> # The theory of light and matter
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "676697542" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/gau> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/135829544#Place/athens> ; # Athens
   rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: sgp" ;
   rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/3593-1/{F402654C-66B2-4385-AACE-37009367A35D}Img100.jpg'" ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145551> ; # Teenagers
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85113235> ; # Responsibility
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915833> ; # Ethics
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1095857> ; # Responsibility
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85045096> ; # Ethics
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/135829544#Topic/teenagers> ; # Teenagers
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.6/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/854835> ; # Children
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/135829544#Topic/fiction_short_stories_single_author> ; # FICTION--Short Stories (single author)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/135829544#Topic/children> ; # Children
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2008" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/1940612> ; # Andrew Porter
   schema:datePublished "2008" ;
   schema:description "Offers ten short stories that explore sacrifice and loss in American suburbia."@en ;
   schema:description "Hole -- Coyotes -- Azul -- The theory of light and matter -- River Dog -- Departure -- Merkin -- Storms -- Skin -- Connecticut."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/135829544> ;
   schema:genre "Government publication"@en ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/135829544#Series/flannery_o_connor_award_for_short_fiction> ; # Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/135829544#Series/winner_of_the_flannery_o_connor_award_for_short_fiction> ; # Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/225874006> ;
   schema:name "The theory of light and matter"@en ;
   schema:productID "676697542" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/676697542#PublicationEvent/athens_university_of_georgia_press_2008> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/135829544#Agent/university_of_georgia_press> ; # University of Georgia Press
   schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=3038887> ;
   schema:url <http://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/3593-1/F40/265/4C/TheoryofLightandMatter9780820336770.epub> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=279572&ref=toc> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=343768> ;
   schema:url <http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt46nh24> ;
   schema:url <http://muse.jhu.edu/books/9780820336770/> ;
   schema:url <https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=F402654C-66B2-4385-AACE-37009367A35D&.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10421794> ;
   schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=F402654C-66B2-4385-AACE-37009367A35D> ;
   schema:url "http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/3593-1/{F402654C-66B2-4385-AACE-37009367A35D}Img100.jpg" ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=3038887> ;
   schema:url <https://grinnell.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://muse.jhu.edu/book/11565/> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=279572> ;
   schema:url <https://grinnell.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt46nh24> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780820336770> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/676697542> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/135829544#Agent/university_of_georgia_press> # University of Georgia Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "University of Georgia Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/135829544#Series/flannery_o_connor_award_for_short_fiction> # Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/676697542> ; # The theory of light and matter
   schema:name "Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/135829544#Series/winner_of_the_flannery_o_connor_award_for_short_fiction> # Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/676697542> ; # The theory of light and matter
   schema:name "Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/135829544#Topic/fiction_short_stories_single_author> # FICTION--Short Stories (single author)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "FICTION--Short Stories (single author)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85113235> # Responsibility
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Responsibility"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1095857> # Responsibility
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Responsibility"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145551> # Teenagers
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Teenagers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/854835> # Children
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Children"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915833> # Ethics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Ethics"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/1940612> # Andrew Porter
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1972" ;
   schema:familyName "Porter" ;
   schema:givenName "Andrew" ;
   schema:name "Andrew Porter" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780820336770>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0820336777" ;
   schema:isbn "9780820336770" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/225874006>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Theory of light and matter." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/676697542> ; # The theory of light and matter
    .

<https://grinnell.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://muse.jhu.edu/book/11565/>
   rdfs:comment "Multi-User Project MUSE Electronic Book" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.