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The End of California (Vintage Contemporaries)

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Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Contemporary Fiction - Individual Authors +,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8364530M
    ISBN 101400095700
    ISBN 109781400095704
    OCLC/WorldCa148673508

    The Metcalf family may be road-tripping toward the Rapture in California in Miller’s debut novel, but the cross-country journey marks the beginning, rather than the end, of an examined life for.   The End of Landscape in Nineteenth-Century America examines the dissolution of landscape painting in the late nineteenth-century United States. Maggie M. Cao explores the pictorial practices that challenged, mourned, or revised the conventions of landscape painting, a major cultural project for nineteenth-century Americans. Through rich analysis of artworks at the genre’s unsettling .   About the Book. Based on fieldwork at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory—the facility that designed the neutron bomb and the warhead for the MX missile—Nuclear Rites takes the reader deep inside the top-secret culture of a nuclear weapons lab. Exploring the scientists' world of dark humor, ritualized secrecy, and disciplined emotions, anthropologist Hugh Gusterson uncovers the. Book Review ‘California’ by Edan Lepucki. By Clea Simon Globe Correspondent, J , p.m. Edan Lepucki sets her story in familiar territory, a ravaged near future out west.


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Reading California in California - where The End of California book is only 12 to 18 months left of water in Socal, if the drought persists - is a particularly uncomfortable experience. The world of California could be closer than we think, and I don't want to be the lady carrying around a turkey baster at the end of the world/5.

One of the most buzzworthy books of the summer, Emma Cline’s novel takes place in s Northern California, following teenage Evie Boyd. Like many young girls, she feels lonely and out-of-place — that is, until she meets the mesmerizing Suzanne, and is drawn into a group of people following a dangerously charismatic man.

The End of Alzheimer's: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline Hardcover – Aug Cited by: 2. It kind of falls apart in the end, though not dramatically enough to turn a book book into a bad one. Just try to imagine if in the first Star Wars, after escaping the Death Star, Luke sort of half-assedly went back and killed the Emperor as an afterthought.

The ending of California Bones felt like the ending of the second book in the series/5(96). Ana herself is a complicated delight, and by the end of the book I wanted to scoop her up into my arms.” — New York Times bestselling author Emma Straub “What is so memorable about this novel is the reminder that happiness is a choice, a courageous and daring /5(31).

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