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Mr. Eternity : a novel / Aaron Thier.

Thier, Aaron author. (Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clinton Public Library - Clinton F THI (Text) 36806002064812 NEW ITEMS Available -
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon FIC THI (Text) 30653001401694 New Adult Fic Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville FIC THI (Text) 78551000528523 New Books Available -
Schricker Main Library F THI (Text) 30032010681465 NEW ADULT Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1632860937
  • ISBN: 9781632860934
  • Physical Description: 258 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Key West, 2016. Sea levels are rising, coral reefs are dying. In short, everything is going to hell. It's here that two young filmmakers find something to believe in: an old sailor who calls himself Daniel Defoe and claims to be five hundred and sixty years old. In fact, old Dan is in the prime of his life -- an incredible, perhaps eternal American life. The story unfold over the course of a millennium, picking up in the sixteenth century in the Viceroyalty of New Granada and continuing into the twenty-sixth, where, in the future Democratic Federation of Mississippi States, Dan serves as an advisor to the King of St. Louis. Some things remain constant throughout the centuries, and being on the edge of ruin may be one. In 1560, the Spaniards have destroyed the Aztec and Inca civilizations. In 2500, we've destroyed our own: the cities of the Atlantic coast are underwater, the union has fallen apart, and cars, plastics, and air conditioning are relegated to history. But there are other constants too: love, humor, and old Dan himself, always adapting and inspiring others with dreams of a better life. An ingenious, hilarious, and genre-bending page-turner, Mr. Eternity is multiple novels in one. Together they form an uncommon work -- about our changing planet and its remarkable continuities.
Subject: Independent filmmakers > Florida > Key West > Fiction.
Immortality > Fiction.
Climatic changes > Fiction.
Environmental ethics > Fiction.
Global environmental change > Fiction.
Time travel > Fiction.
Sailors > Fiction.
Longevity > Fiction.
Key West (Fla.) > Fiction.
Genre: Satire.
Historical fiction

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