The Amateurs

April 24, 2018|
The Amateurs by Liz Harmer
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"Harmer takes cues from Margaret Atwood and Cormac McCarthy in this sharp debut, a cautionary tale of tech gone astray." —Toronto Life

In a time and place only slightly removed from now, PINA, the world’s largest tech company, has introduced society to a new product called “Port.” This irresistible space-time travel device is mysteriously powered by nostalgia and longing: Step inside a Port and find yourself transported any place your heart desires, real or imagined. Earth’s population plummets when many who pass through its portal don’t come back—either unwilling or unable to return.
            In The Amateurs, Liz Harmer has crafted a subtle, many-faceted debut novel about rapture and romance—and the strange, dark, powerful alchemy that happens when technology meets desire.
LIZ HARMER is working on a second novel, and a story collection, which was a finalist for the 2014 Flannery O''Connor Short Fiction Award. Her stories and essays have been published in The Malahat Review, PRISM, Grain, The New Quarterly, Little Brother and other journals. She won a National Magazine Award in Personal Journalism and was...
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Title:The AmateursFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:336 pages, 8.5 X 5.8 X 1.1 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 8.5 X 5.8 X 1.1 inPublished:24 avril 2018Publisher:Knopf CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0345811240

ISBN - 13:9780345811240

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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