The Immortalists A Novel

By: Benjamin, Chloe

Price: $54.00

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Book Condition: Fine

346pp. 8vo. Paper and cloth over boards, gilt on spine. Signed by author to title page. Book has a complete number line starting with 1, is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, clean, bright, and Brodart protected. Has a gold "Signed First Edition" on upper left corner of dustjacket. Author wrote "The Anatomy of Dreams" also. Four siblings find out when they will die. Memorable and heartfelt. Gift quality.

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"A captivating family saga."--The New York Times Book Review

"This literary family saga is perfect for fans of Celeste Ng and Donna Tartt."--People Magazine (Book of the Week)

If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life?

It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die. The Gold children--four adolescents on the cusp of self-awareness--sneak out to hear their fortunes.

The prophecies inform their next five decades. Golden-boy Simon escapes to the West Coast, searching for love in '80s San Francisco; dreamy Klara becomes a Las Vegas magician, obsessed with blurring reality and fantasy; eldest son Daniel seeks security as an army doctor post-9/11; and bookish Varya throws herself into longevity research, where she tests the boundary between science and immortality.

A sweeping novel of remarkable ambition and depth, The Immortalists probes the line between destiny and choice, reality and illusion, this world and the next. It is a deeply moving testament to the power of story, the nature of belief, and the unrelenting pull of familial bonds.

Title: The Immortalists A Novel

Author Name: Benjamin, Chloe

Categories: Fiction,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2018

ISBN Number: 0735213186

ISBN Number 13: 9780735213180

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: fine Jacket

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0002389