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The Resource The book of M, Peng Shepherd

The book of M, Peng Shepherd

Label
The book of M
Title
The book of M
Statement of responsibility
Peng Shepherd
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Set in a dangerous near future world, The Book of M tells the captivating story of a group of ordinary people caught in an extraordinary catastrophe who risk everything to save the ones they love. It is a sweeping debut that illuminates the power that memories have not only on the heart, but on the world itself. One afternoon at an outdoor market in India, a man's shadow disappears--an occurrence science cannot explain. He is only the first. The phenomenon spreads like a plague, and while those afflicted gain a strange new power, it comes at a horrible price: the loss of all their memories. Ory and his wife Max have escaped the Forgetting so far by hiding in an abandoned hotel deep in the woods. Their new life feels almost normal, until one day Max's shadow disappears too. Knowing that the more she forgets, the more dangerous she will become to Ory, Max runs away. But Ory refuses to give up the time they have left together. Desperate to find Max before her memory disappears completely, he follows her trail across a perilous, unrecognizable world, braving the threat of roaming bandits, the call to a new war being waged on the ruins of the capital, and the rise of a sinister cult that worships the shadowless. As they journey, each searches for answers: for Ory, about love, about survival, about hope; and for Max, about a new force growing in the south that may hold the cure. Like The Passage and Station Eleven, this haunting, thought-provoking, and beautiful novel explores fundamental questions of memory, connection, and what it means to be human in a world turned upside down"--
  • At an outdoor market in India, a man's shadow disappears. As the phenomenon spreads, those afflicted gain a strange new power but at a horrible price: the loss of all their memories. Ory and his wife Max have escaped the Forgetting so far by hiding in an abandoned hotel deep in the woods. Then Max's shadow disappears too. She knows that the more she forgets the more dangerous she will become to Ory, and she runs away. Desperate to find Max before her memory disappears completely, he follows her trail across a perilous, unrecognizable world
Summary
In a dangerous near-future world where an unknown phenomenon causes people to gain strange new powers but lose their memories, Ory and his wife Max journey through a perilous, unrecognizable world in a search for answers
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10664774
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shepherd, Peng
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.H4574
LC item number
B66 2018
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epidemics
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Suspense
  • SCIENCE FICTION
Target audience
adult
Label
The book of M, Peng Shepherd
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First William Morrow hardcover edition.
Extent
485 pages
Isbn
9780062669605
Lccn
2017050120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1003254828
Label
The book of M, Peng Shepherd
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First William Morrow hardcover edition.
Extent
485 pages
Isbn
9780062669605
Lccn
2017050120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1003254828

Library Locations

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      85 Literary Lane, Newnan, GA, 30265, US
      33.38561 -84.669793
    • A. Mitchell Powell Jr. BranchBorrow it
      25 Hospital Road, Newnan, GA, 30263, US
      33.387732 -84.816797

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