Fb2 Gain: A Novel ePub
by Richard POWERS
|Publisher:||Heinemann; 1st edition (2000)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1435 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1560 kb|
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Gain braids together two stories on very different scales.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. In one, Laura Body, divorced mother of two and a real-estate agent in the small town of Lacewood.
Richard Powers made his debut in 1985 with Three Farmers on Their Way to a. .In Gain, Powers puts our modernity through the wringer once again. Laura's battle with ovarian cancer takes up half the book, but the novel really belongs to Clare itself.
Since then he has produced four more novels, showcasing his mastery of genetics, art history, computer science, theology, aesthetics, and a host of other pointy-headed fields.
Richard Powers's Gain attempts nothing less than a history of America as told through the tale of a singular enterprise. Book number six in my chronological re-read of Richard Powers’ novels (.
The Overstory is a novel by Richard Powers published in 2018 by . It is Powers's twelfth novel. The novel is about nine Americans whose unique life experiences with trees bring them together to address the destruction of forests. Powers was inspired to write the work while teaching at Stanford University after he encountered giant redwood trees for the first time. On 20 September 2018, The Overstory was shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize.
Richard Powers is the author of ten novels, including his most recent title, Generosity. The Echo Maker won the National Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize
Richard Powers is the author of ten novels, including his most recent title, Generosity. The Echo Maker won the National Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Powers has received a MacArthur Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award, and the James Fenimore Cooper Prize for Historical Fiction. He lives in Illinois. Also by richard powers. Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance.
Richard Powers (born June 18, 1957) is an American novelist whose works explore the effects of modern science and technology. His novel The Echo Maker won the 2006 National Book Award for Fiction. He has also won many other awards over the course of his career, including a MacArthur Fellowship. As of 2018 Powers has published twelve novels and has taught at the University of Illinois and Stanford Universities. He won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Overstory.
Gain braids together two stories on very different scales.
An Air Force loadmaster in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan. The National Book Award–winning author of The Echo Maker delivers his most emotionally charged novel to date, inspired by the myth of Orpheus. If Powers were an American writer of the nineteenth centur. e'd probably be the Herman Melville of Moby-Dick.
Gain - Richard Powers. N. Day had a way of shaking Lacewood awake. Slapping it lightly, like a newborn. Rubbing its wrists and reviving it.
Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Gain - Richard Powers. On warm mornings, you remembered: this is why we do things. Make hay, here, while the sun shines.