The Resource Station eleven, Emily St. John Mandel

Station eleven, Emily St. John Mandel

Label
Station eleven
Title
Station eleven
Statement of responsibility
Emily St. John Mandel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One snowy night Arthur Leander, a famous actor, has a heart attack onstage during a production of "King Lear." Jeevan Chaudhary, a paparazzo-turned-EMT, is in the audience and leaps to his aid. A child actress named Kirsten Raymonde watches in horror as Jeevan performs CPR, pumping Arthur's chest as the curtain drops, but Arthur is dead. That same night, as Jeevan walks home from the theater, a terrible flu begins to spread. Hospitals are flooded and Jeevan and his brother barricade themselves inside an apartment, watching out the window as cars clog the highways, gunshots ring out, and life disintegrates around them. Fifteen years later, Kirsten is an actress with the Traveling Symphony. Together, this small troupe moves between the settlements of an altered world, performing Shakespeare and music for scattered communities of survivors. Written on their caravan, and tattooed on Kirsten's arm is a line from Star Trek: "Because survival is insufficient." But when they arrive in St. Deborah by the Water, they encounter a violent prophet who digs graves for anyone who dares to leave
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mandel, Emily St. John
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.M3347
LC item number
S73 2014b
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print peer picks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Actors
  • Time travel
  • Large type books
Label
Station eleven, Emily St. John Mandel
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn884665292
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
557 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410474179
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014029847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)884665292
Label
Station eleven, Emily St. John Mandel
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn884665292
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
557 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410474179
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014029847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)884665292

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