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Theater of the Stars: A Novel of Physics and Memory (SIGNED)

Kelby, N.M.

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ISBN 10: 0786868589 / ISBN 13: 9780786868582
Published by Hyperion, New York, 2003
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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F/F in mylar. A 1st edition/1st printing copy in fine condition with full number line. Signed by author on title page. There is no wear to jacket. The jacket is not price clipped, the covers are clean and bright and the edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark, NOT ex-lib. Bookseller Inventory # 008071

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Title: Theater of the Stars: A Novel of Physics and...

Publisher: Hyperion, New York

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

ucienne Kundera, an astrophysicist, has uncovered a black hole as mysterious as the secrets in her life. Lucienne's mother, Hlne, is a scientist as well, who was captured during World War II. She eventually escaped and disappeared, reappearing years later in New Mexico with Lucienne. Hlne claims to have no recollection of these past events, but when she and Lucienne visit Paris, the city of Hlne's youth, Hlne is overcome by memories and secrets, and attempts suicide. Lucienne becomes dangerously obsessed with uncovering her mother's past, while at the same time attempting to solve a celestial mystery so dark and dense that its nature cannot be revealed. Theater of the Stars is a finely crafted novel sure to establish Kelby as a storyteller of unique sensitivity and wisdom.

About the Author:

N. M. Kelby is the winner of a Bush Artist Fellowship in Literature, the Heekin Group Foundation's James Fellowship for the Novel, a Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship, a Jerome Travel Study Grant, and a Jewish Arts Endowment Fellowship. Her poems and short stories have appeared in numerous journals, including Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope: All Story Extra and the Mississippi Review. She divides her time between Sarasota, Florida, and Minnetonka, Minnesota.

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