The Resource After James, Michael Helm, (electronic resource)

After James, Michael Helm, (electronic resource)

Label
After James
Title
After James
Statement of responsibility
Michael Helm
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Language
eng
Summary
For fans of Joshua Cohen and Ben Lerner, After James captures the dystopian strangeness of our current world. A neuroscientist walks out of her life and isolates herself in the woods, intending to blow the whistle on a pharmaceutical company and its creativity drug gone wrong. A recently orphaned graduate school dropout is hired as a "literary detective" to decode the work of a mysterious Internet poet who writes about disappearances and murders with an inexplicably precise knowledge of private details. And a virologist discovers her identity has been stolen by a conceptual artist in whose stories someone always goes missing. Ali, James, and Celia exist in worlds where implausibilities that once belonged to science fiction, ancient superstition, or dystopian visions are real or impending. Set in great cities, remote regions, and deadly borderlands, Michael Helm's groundbreaking novel, After James , is told in three parts, each gesturing toward a different fiction genre: the gothic horror, the detective novel, and the apocalyptic. Science and art become characters, and secrets form, hidden in the codes of genetic sequences, poems, and the patterns of political violence. Part to part, elements repeat?otherworldly weather, disturbing artwork, buried corpses?and amid these echoes, a larger mystery arises, one that joins artifice to nature and fiction to reality, delivering us into the troubling wonder of the present world
Accompanying matter
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Helm, Michael
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fiction
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  • Campbell, Cassandra
  • Chase, Ray
  • McFadden, Amy
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  • Fantasy
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After James, Michael Helm, (electronic resource)
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http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHQAAAA2I/products/4df6396d-655e-4923-8eb3-33294635b563
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digital storage
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stereophonic
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online
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Isbn
9781504760645
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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unknown
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4DF6396D-655E-4923-8EB3-33294635B563
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Label
After James, Michael Helm, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHQAAAA2I/products/4df6396d-655e-4923-8eb3-33294635b563
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504760645
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
4DF6396D-655E-4923-8EB3-33294635B563
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
Tape configuration
not applicable
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