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Author Fresán, Rodrigo, 1963- author.

Title The bottom of the sky / Rodrigo Fresán ; translated from the Spanish by Will Vanderhyden.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. Rochester, NY : Open Letter, 2018.
©2009
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Fiction  F FRESAN    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F FRESAN    AVAILABLE
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Description 266 pages ; 22 cm
Summary "An homage to American science fiction films and novels, The Bottom of the Sky is the story of two boys, a disturbingly beautiful girl, and their joint love for other planets. Their friendship is formed during the heyday of sci-fi writing, a time defined by almost cult-like literary groups and pulp covers awash in gaudy alien landscapes. But time has passed, and the three members of The Faraways have drifted apart. The future they once dreamed of is now happening, but interstellar travel to Urkh 24 has been replaced with 9/11, the Gulf War, and a mysterious "incident" at the center of it all. A Kurt Vonnegut novel told by David Lynch, filtered through the madness of Philip K. Dick, The Bottom of the Sky is a triumph of style, or, as Fresán says in the afterword, "a clump of simultaneously broadcast messages, like a storyline that only wants to be a succession of marvelous moments seen all at the same time." -- Provided by publisher
Audience Adult Brodart.
Subject Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Genre Science fiction.
Added Author Vanderhyden, Will, translator.
Added Title Fondo del cielo. English.
ISBN 9781940953786 (softcover ; acid-free paper)
1940953782 (softcover ; acid-free paper)
Standard No. 40028178408
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