The Resource The infinite future, Tim Wirkus, (electronic resource)

The infinite future, Tim Wirkus, (electronic resource)

Label
The infinite future
Title
The infinite future
Statement of responsibility
Tim Wirkus
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An exhilarating, original novel, set in Brazil, Idaho, and outer space, about an obsessive librarian, a down-at-heel author, and a Mormon historian who go on the hunt for a mystical, life-changing book--and find it. The Infinite Future is a mindbending novel that melds two page-turning books in one. First, we meet three broken people, joined by an obsession with a forgotten Brazilian science-fiction author named Eduard Salgado-MacKenzie. There's Danny, a writer who's been scammed by a shady literary award committee; Sergio, journalist turned sub-librarian in Sãu Paulo; and Harriet, an excommunicated Mormon historian in Salt Lake City, who years ago conducted a correspondence with the reclusive Brazilian writer. The motley trio sets off to discover his identity, and whether his fabled masterpiece--never published--actually exists. Did his investigations into the true nature of the universe yield something so enormous that his mind was blown for good? In the second half, Wirkus gives us ... the lost masterpiece itself, the actual text of The Infinite Future, Salgado-MacKenzie's wonderfully weird magnum opus. The two halves connect in surprising and delightful ways to form a totally unique reading experience. Part academic satire, part science-fiction, and part book-lover's quest, this wholly original novel captures the heady way that stories inform and mirror our lives"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wirkus, Tim
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.I754
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Authors
  • Fiction
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • SCIENCE FICTION
  • FICTION / General
Label
The infinite future, Tim Wirkus, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735224339
Lccn
2017027797
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cc41e0e6-0ba1-4447-8d7e-5b189a0ba44f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)989811448
Label
The infinite future, Tim Wirkus, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735224339
Lccn
2017027797
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cc41e0e6-0ba1-4447-8d7e-5b189a0ba44f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)989811448

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