The Resource Death with interruptions, (ebook)

Death with interruptions, (ebook)

Label
Death with interruptions
Title
Death with interruptions
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Language
eng
Summary
Nobel Prize-winner Jose Saramago's brilliant new novel poses the question -- what happens when the grim reaper decides there will be no more death? On the first day of the new year, no one dies. This of course causes consternation among politicians, religious leaders, morticians, and doctors. Among the general public, on the other hand, there is initially celebration-flags are hung out on balconies, people dance in the streets. They have achieved the great goal of humanity: eternal life. Then reality hits home-families are left to care for the permanently dying, life-insurance policies become meaningless, and funeral parlors are reduced to arranging burials for pet dogs, cats, hamsters, and parrots.Death sits in her chilly apartment, where she lives alone with scythe and filing cabinets, and contemplates her experiment: What if no one ever died again? What if she, death with a small d, became human and were to fall in love?
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Midwest
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Saramago, José
Dewey number
869.3/42
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Costa, Margaret Jull
  • hoopla digital
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  • Death (Personification)
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Death with interruptions, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547391601
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12024260
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12024260
System control number
MWT12024260
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Death with interruptions, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547391601
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12024260
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12024260
System control number
MWT12024260
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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