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The Resource The immortalists, Chloe Benjamin

The immortalists, Chloe Benjamin

Label
The immortalists
Title
The immortalists
Statement of responsibility
Chloe Benjamin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's 1969, and holed up in a grimy tenement building in New York's Lower East Side is a travelling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the date they will die. The four Gold children, too young for what they're about to hear, sneak out to learn their fortunes. Over the years that follow, the siblings must choose how to live with the prophecies the fortune-teller gave them that day. Will they accept, ignore, cheat or defy them? Golden-boy Simon escapes to San Francisco, searching for love; dreamy Klara becomes a Las Vegas magician; eldest son Daniel tries to control fate as an army doctor after 9/11; and bookish Varya looks to science for the answers she craves. A sweeping novel of remarkable ambition and depth, The Immortalists is a story about how we live, how we die, and what we do with the time we have
Summary
Sneaking out to get readings from a traveling psychic reputed to be able to tell customers when they will die, four adolescent siblings from New York City's 1969 Lower East Side hide what they learn from each other before embarking on five decades of respective experiences shaped by their determination to control fate
Theme
Storyline
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10616276
Cataloging source
SALS
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Benjamin, Chloe
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Fate and fatalism
  • Ageing
  • Magicians
  • Families
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Fortune-tellers
Target audience
adult
Label
The immortalists, Chloe Benjamin
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Publication
Copyright
Note
First published by Penguin Random House LLC, USA
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000061374405
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
409 pages
Isbn
9781472244994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)968178715
Label
The immortalists, Chloe Benjamin
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published by Penguin Random House LLC, USA
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000061374405
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
409 pages
Isbn
9781472244994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)968178715

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