Station Eleven

A novel
Awards:2015-Fiction-Finalist-Pen Faulkner Award for Fiction,
New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Sep 09, 2014
Product Number: EB00272711
Released: Sep 09, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780385353311
Publisher: Vintage
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An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. A National Book Award Finalist A PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, had a heart attack on stage during a production of King Lear. That was the night when a devastating flu pandemic arrived in the city, and within weeks, civilization as we know it came to an end. Twenty years later, Kirsten moves between the settlements of the altered world with a small troupe of actors and musicians. They call themselves The Traveling Symphony, and they have dedicated themselves to keeping the remnants of art and humanity alive. But when they arrive in St. Deborah by the Water, they encounter a violent prophet who will threaten the tiny band's existence. And as the story takes off, moving back and forth in time, and vividly depicting life before and after the pandemic, the strange twist of fate that connects them all will be revealed. Look for Emily St. John Mandel's new novel, The Glass Hotel, available in March.

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Narrator(s): Kirsten Potter
Product Number Z100076201
Released: Sep 09, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780553397987