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The age of miracles

Author: Karen Thompson Walker
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Imagines the coming-of-age story of young Julia, whose world is thrown into upheaval when it is discovered that the Earth's rotation has suddenly begun to slow, posing a catastrophic threat to all life.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Science fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Thompson Walker
ISBN: 9780812992977 0812992970 9780812982947 0812982940
OCLC Number: 1016527963
Description: 373 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Karen Thompson Walker.

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WHAT IF our 24-hour day grew longer, first in minutes, then in hours until day becomes night and night becomes day?  Read more...

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Advance praise for "The Age of Miracles ""[A] gripping debut . . . Thompson's Julia is the perfect narrator. . . . While the apocalypse looms large--has in fact already arrived--the narrative remains Read more...

 
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