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The Resource Zero K : a novel, Don DeLillo

Zero K : a novel, Don DeLillo

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Zero K : a novel
Title
Zero K
Title remainder
a novel
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Don DeLillo
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eng
Summary
The richest, wisest, funniest, and most moving novel in years from Don Delillo, one of the great American novelists of our time--an ode to language, the heart of our humanity; a meditation on death and an embrace of life. Jeffrey Lockhart's father, Ross, is a George Soros-like billionaire now in his sixties, with a younger wife, Artis, whose health is failing. Ross is the primary investor in a deeply remote and secret compound where death is controlled and bodies are preserved until a future moment when medicine and technology can reawaken them. Jeffrey joins Ross and Artis at the compound to say an uncertain farewell to her as she surrenders her body. Ross Lockhart is not driven by the hope for immortality, for power and wealth beyond the grave. He is driven by love for his wife, for Artis, without whom he feels life is not worth living. It is that which compels him to submit to death long before his time. Jeffrey heartily disapproves. He is committed to living, to the mingled astonishments of our time, here, on earth. Thus begins an emotionally resonant novel that weighs the darkness of the world--terrorism, floods, fires, famine, death--against the beauty of everyday life; love, awe, the intimate touch of earth and sun. Brilliantly observed and infused with humor, Don Delillo's Zero K is an acute observation about the fragility and meaning of life, about embracing our family, this world, our language, and our humanity
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Title
Zero K
Creator
Summary
"Jeffrey Lockhart’s father, Ross, is a George Soros-like billionaire now in his sixties, with a younger wife, Artis, whose health is failing. Ross is the primary investor in a deeply remote and secret compound where death is controlled and bodies are preserved until a future moment when medicine and technology can reawaken them. Jeffrey joins Ross and Artis at the compound to say “an uncertain farewell” to her as she surrenders her body."
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New York Times Notable Book, 2016
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10480807
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.E4425
LC item number
Z35 2016
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Don DeLillo
Zero K : a novel, Don DeLillo
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Zero K : a novel, Don DeLillo
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ocn919341938
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9781501135392
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2015040210
System control number
(OCoLC)919341938

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