A Perfect Universe (MP3 CD)
Blackstone Audiobooks, 9781538436158
Publication Date: February 13, 2018
List Price: 29.95*
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From the author of the critically acclaimed novels Untouchable and Half World comes a new, breathtaking short-story collection in the tradition of Annie Proulx's Close Range and Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles.A young musician trapped beneath a collapsed building. A teenage bicycle thief searching for a kidnapped boy. An aging actor fighting against the erasure of his past.Scott O'Connor's breathtaking new work follows a diverse cast of characters living in Los Angeles whose lives intersect with an obscure science fiction film as they desperately seek escape and redemption from their own earthbound circumstances.Juxtaposing moments of wrenching tragedy with equal measures of humanity and grace, Thalassa is a stunning and unflinching cycle of stories.
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