Being Dead

A Novel
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Product Number: Z13946
Released: May 01, 2018
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ISBN: #9781501987670
Narrator/s: Virginia Leishman
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Jim Crace has been called "one of the brightest lights in contemporary British fiction" by The New York Times Book Review. His novels have won a Whitbread Prize, an E.M. Forster Award, the Guardian Fiction Award, the GAP International Prize for Literature, and have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Far-ranging in its imagery, Being Dead is a provocative examination of mortality. A middle-aged couple, Joseph and Celice, are murdered on a remote East Coast sand dune. They are not discovered for six days. Both doctors of zoology, Joseph and Celice would recognize what is happening to their decomposing bodies if they could have watched. They are dead, but they remain part of the living for a while as they become food, shelter, icons, and sources of emotional catharsis. As Jim Crace examines the various facets of these two people's lives and deaths, he creates an extraordinary journey through haunting physical, scientific, and philosophical landscapes. Narrator Virginia Leishman provides the perfect tones for Crace's remarkable, lyrical text.

Author(s): Jim Crace


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Being Dead
Product Number: BX00069118
Product Number:C1633
Product Number:Z13946

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Author(s): Jim Crace
Narrator(s): Virginia Leishman
Product Number C1633
Released: Jan 25, 2002
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402515378
Author(s): Jim Crace
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Released: Nov 01, 2013
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9781429980159

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