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Station eleven, Emily St. John Mandel

Label
Station eleven
Title
Station eleven
Statement of responsibility
Emily St. John Mandel
Title variation
Station 11
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One snowy night Arthur Leander, a famous actor, has a heart attack onstage during a production of "King Lear." Jeevan Chaudhary, a paparazzo-turned-EMT, is in the audience and leaps to his aid. A child actress named Kirsten Raymonde watches in horror as Jeevan performs CPR, pumping Arthur's chest as the curtain drops, but Arthur is dead. That same night, as Jeevan walks home from the theater, a terrible flu begins to spread. Hospitals are flooded and Jeevan and his brother barricade themselves inside an apartment, watching out the window as cars clog the highways, gunshots ring out, and life disintegrates around them. Fifteen years later, Kirsten is an actress with the Traveling Symphony. Together, this small troupe moves between the settlements of an altered world, performing Shakespeare and music for scattered communities of survivors. Written on their caravan, and tattooed on Kirsten's arm is a line from Star Trek: "Because survival is insufficient." But when they arrive in St. Deborah by the Water, they encounter a violent prophet who digs graves for anyone who dares to leave
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Title
Station Eleven
Creator
Summary
An actor playing King Lear dies onstage just before a cataclysmic event changes the future of everyone on Earth. What will be valued and what will be discarded? Will art have a place in a world that has lost so much? What will make life worth living? These are just some of the issues explored in this beautifully written dystopian novel. Recommended for fans of David Mitchell, John Scalzi and Kate Atkinson. -- Janet Lockhart for LibraryReads
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Genre
Story line
Tone
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Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Arthur C. Clarke Award, 2015.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
  • Toronto Book Awards, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10312102
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.S727
LC item number
S73 2014b
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Emily St. John Mandel
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Station 11
Station eleven, Emily St. John Mandel
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Station eleven, Emily St. John Mandel
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
557 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410474179
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2014029847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn884665292
  • (OCoLC)884665292

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
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