The Resource King of the worlds, M. Thomas Gammarino, (ebook)

King of the worlds, M. Thomas Gammarino, (ebook)

Label
King of the worlds
Title
King of the worlds
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M. Thomas Gammarino
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Language
eng
Summary
This dark comedy explores the lost universes of disgraced idol Dylan Greenyears. Dylan had always wanted to live as many lives as he could-that was the appeal of being an actor. But at the end of a brief stint as a Hollywood heartthrob, Dylan loses the lead in Titanic and exiles himself and his wife to a recently settled exoplanet called New Taiwan. At first, life beyond Earth seems uncannily un-wondrous. Dylan teaches at an American prep school, raises a family with his high school sweetheart, and lives out his restlessness through literature. But then a box of old fan mail (and the hint of a galaxy-wide conspiracy) offers Dylan a chance to recapture the past. As he tries to balance this transdimensional midlife crisis against family life, Dylan encounters a cast of extraordinary characters: a supercomputer with aspirations of godhood, a Mormon-fundamentalist superfan, an old-school psychoanalyst, a sampling of his alternate selves, and, once again, the love of his lives. King of the Worlds throws cosmology, technology, nineties pop culture, and religion into an existential blender for a mix that is by turns tragic and absurd, elegiac and filled with wonder
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1978-
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Gammarino, M. Thomas
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Life on other planets
  • Actors
Target audience
adult
Label
King of the worlds, M. Thomas Gammarino, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781634059091
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859462
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859462
System control number
MWT11859462
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
King of the worlds, M. Thomas Gammarino, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781634059091
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859462
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859462
System control number
MWT11859462
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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