The Path Of Minor Planets: A Novel

September 17, 2002|
The Path Of Minor Planets: A Novel by Andrew Sean Greer
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In 1965, on a small island in the South Pacific, a group of astronomers gather to witness the passing of a comet, but when a young boy dies during a meteor shower, the lives of the scientists and their loved ones change in subtle yet profound ways. Denise struggles for respect in her professional life, married Eli becomes increasingly attracted to Denise and her quixotic mind, and young Lydia attempts to escape the scientists'' long-casting shadows. Andrew Sean Greer''s remarkable and sweeping first novel, The Path of Minor Planets, is an exploration of chances taken and lost, of love found and broken, and of time''s subtle gravitational pull on the lives of everyday and extraordinary people.
Andrew Sean Greer is the bestselling author of five works of fiction, including The Confessions of Max Tivoli, which was named a Best Book of the Year by both the San Francisco Chronicle and the Chicago Tribune. He is the recipient of the Northern California Book Award, the California Book Award, the New York Public Library Young Lions...
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Title:The Path Of Minor Planets: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 10.76 X 4.58 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 10.76 X 4.58 X 0.8 in
Published:September 17, 2002
Publisher:Picador
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780312306052

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