The Resource Mr. Eternity : a novel, Aaron Thier

Mr. Eternity : a novel, Aaron Thier

Label
Mr. Eternity : a novel
Title
Mr. Eternity
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Aaron Thier
Title variation
Mister Eternity
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Key West, 2016. Sea levels are rising, coral reefs are dying. In short, everything is going to hell. It's here that two young filmmakers find something to believe in: an old sailor who calls himself Daniel Defoe and claims to be five hundred and sixty years old. In fact, old Dan is in the prime of his life -- an incredible, perhaps eternal American life. The story unfold over the course of a millennium, picking up in the sixteenth century in the Viceroyalty of New Granada and continuing into the twenty-sixth, where, in the future Democratic Federation of Mississippi States, Dan serves as an advisor to the King of St. Louis. Some things remain constant throughout the centuries, and being on the edge of ruin may be one. In 1560, the Spaniards have destroyed the Aztec and Inca civilizations. In 2500, we've destroyed our own: the cities of the Atlantic coast are underwater, the union has fallen apart, and cars, plastics, and air conditioning are relegated to history. But there are other constants too: love, humor, and old Dan himself, always adapting and inspiring others with dreams of a better life. An ingenious, hilarious, and genre-bending page-turner, Mr. Eternity is multiple novels in one. Together they form an uncommon work -- about our changing planet and its remarkable continuities
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10524428
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thier, Aaron
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Independent filmmakers
  • Immortality
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental ethics
  • Global environmental change
  • Time travel
  • Sailors
  • Longevity
  • Key West (Fla.)
Label
Mr. Eternity : a novel, Aaron Thier
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.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9781632860934
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Mr. Eternity : a novel, Aaron Thier
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9781632860934
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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