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  • 20 of 40 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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4 current holds with 40 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main FIC ENG (Text) 36803001069223 FICTION Checked out 01/02/2019
Butler PL - Butler FIC ENGER (Text) 73174005036879 Adult: Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC WANDER (Text) 33118000184549 Adult: New Book Checked out 01/02/2019
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver FIC ENGER VIR (Text) 34304000914932 Adult - Fiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza F ENGER leif Virgil (Text) 840191002536872 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Fiction Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville FIC ENG (Text) 39230031910803 Adult New Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC ENG (Text) 33187004439119 Fiction (adult) Checked out 12/18/2018
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg FIC ENGER (Text) 32826014129993 New Books Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood FICTION Enger (Text) 36626103981759 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch FIC.c Enger, Leif (Text) 78294000269160 New Adult Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802128782
  • ISBN: 0802128785
  • Physical Description: 300 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition/First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2018.

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Summary, etc.:
The first novel in ten years from award-winning, million-copy bestselling author Leif Enger, Virgil Wander is an enchanting and timeless all-American story that follows the inhabitants of a small Midwestern town in their quest to revive its flagging heart. Midwestern movie house owner Virgil Wander is "cruising along at medium altitude" when his car flies off the road into icy Lake Superior. Virgil survives but his language and memory are altered and he emerges into a world no longer familiar to him. Awakening in this new life, Virgil begins to piece together his personal history and the lore of his broken town, with the help of a cast of affable and curious locals--from Rune, a twinkling, pipe-smoking, kite-flying stranger investigating the mystery of his disappeared son; to Nadine, the reserved, enchanting wife of the vanished man; to Tom, a journalist and Virgil's oldest friend; and various members of the Pea family who must confront tragedies of their own. Into this community returns a shimmering prodigal son who may hold the key to reviving their town. With intelligent humor and captivating whimsy, Leif Enger conjures a remarkable portrait of a region and its residents, who, for reasons of choice or circumstance, never made it out of their defunct industrial district. Carried aloft by quotidian pleasures including movies, fishing, necking in parked cars, playing baseball and falling in love, Virgil Wander is a swift, full journey into the heart and heartache of an often overlooked American Upper Midwest by a "formidably gifted" (Chicago Tribune) master storyteller.
Subject: Memory disorders > Patients > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
Traffic accidents > Fiction.
City and town life > Middle West > Fiction.

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