The infinite tides : a novel
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New York : Bloomsbury USA, [2012].
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Central - Adult Fiction  1 available
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Format
Book
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Physical Desc
393 pages ; 25 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781608198108, 1608198103

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"Set in depleted, post-recession suburbia, with its endlessly interlocking cul-de-sacs, mega-parking lots and big box stores, The Infinite Tides tells the story of star astronaut Keith Corcoran's return to earth. Keith comes home from a lengthy mission aboard the International Space Station to find his wife and daughter gone, and a house completely empty of furniture, as if Odysseus had returned to Ithaca to find that everyone he knew had forgotten about him and moved on. Keith is a mathematical and engineering genius, but he is ill equipped to understand what has happened to him, and how he has arrived at the center of such vacancy. Then, he forges an unlikely friendship with a neighboring Ukrainian immigrant, and slowly begins to reconnect with the world around him. As the two men share their vastly different personal and professional experiences, they paint an indelible and nuanced portrait of modern American life. The result is a deeply moving, tragicomic and ultimately redemptive story of love, loss and resilience, and of two lives lived under the weight of gravity"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kiefer, C. (2012). The infinite tides: a novel (First U.S. edition.). Bloomsbury USA.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kiefer, Christian, 1971-. 2012. The Infinite Tides: A Novel. New York: Bloomsbury USA.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kiefer, Christian, 1971-. The Infinite Tides: A Novel New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kiefer, Christian. The Infinite Tides: A Novel First U.S. edition., Bloomsbury USA, 2012.

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