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The Resource The world of the end, Ofir Touche Gafla ; translated from the Hebrew by Mitch Ginsburg

The world of the end, Ofir Touche Gafla ; translated from the Hebrew by Mitch Ginsburg

Label
The world of the end
Title
The world of the end
Statement of responsibility
Ofir Touche Gafla ; translated from the Hebrew by Mitch Ginsburg
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
As an epilogist, Ben Mendelssohn appreciates an unexpected ending. But when that denouement is the untimely demise of his beloved wife, Ben is incapable of coping. Marian was more than his life partner; she was the fiber that held together all that he is. And Ben is willing to do anything, even enter the unknown beyond, if it means a chance to be with her again. One bullet to the brain later, Ben is in the Other World, where he discovers a vast and curiously secular existence utterly unlike anything he could have imagined: a realm of sprawling cities where the deceased of every age live an eternal second life, and where forests of family trees are tended by mysterious humans who never lived in the previous world. But Ben cannot find Marian. Desperate for a reunion, he enlists an unconventional afterlife investigator to track her down, little knowing that his search is entangled in events that continue to unfold in the world of the living. It is a search that confronts Ben with one heart-rending shock after another; with the best and worst of human nature; with the resilience and fragility of love; and with truths that will haunt him through eternity
Member of
Summary
Epilogist Ben Mendelssohn commits suicide after the death of his beloved wife and encounters a curious material afterlife where he reconnects with long-departed family members but cannot find his wife
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Character
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10190799
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gafla, Ofir Touché
Dewey number
892.437
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Ginsburg, Mitch,
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True
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  • Widowers
  • Suicide
  • Future life
Target audience
adult
Label
The world of the end, Ofir Touche Gafla ; translated from the Hebrew by Mitch Ginsburg
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Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000050596855
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
365 pages
Isbn
9780765333568
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013003719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)812252867
Label
The world of the end, Ofir Touche Gafla ; translated from the Hebrew by Mitch Ginsburg
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000050596855
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
365 pages
Isbn
9780765333568
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013003719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)812252867

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