The Resource Lament for the afterlife, Lisa L. Hannet, (electronic resource)

Lament for the afterlife, Lisa L. Hannet, (electronic resource)

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Lament for the afterlife
Title
Lament for the afterlife
Statement of responsibility
Lisa L. Hannet
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Language
eng
Summary
No one knows when the war against the greys began. There are theories, speculations, but the only certainties are air-raids, abductions, inner city explosions. Assaults are endless, swift and lethal; the enemy's stealth unsurpassed. Whispers have circulated for centuries, thoughts spinning from minds in visible whirlwinds, clear for all to read, to wield, to steal. Where are the greys? When will they next strike? How can you attack something you can't see? And secretly, fearfully: Are the greys even real? Spanning decades, LAMENT FOR THE AFTERLIFE follows one man as he negotiates the hostile territory of life after combat. Peytr Borysson comes from a long line of soldiers, but isn't born for fighting. His 'wind is better shaped for poetry than bullets. Even so, at sixteen he follows the local boys into battle - and never quite leaves. Interweaving Peytr's struggles with those of his family, Lament for the Afterlife takes readers to the frontlines and far beyond, telling a story of ordinary people persisting in extraordinary circumstances. A novel of human survival, guilt, and the devastating power of memory, Lament for the Afterlife examines the physical and psychological distances we travel when beliefs are threatened-or held too tightly
Summary
Spanning decades, the story follows a man as he negotiates the hostile territory of life after combat. Peytr Borysson comes from a long line of soldiers, and at sixteen he follows the other local boys into battle - and never quite leaves.
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Award
Ditmar Award, 2016.
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10429387
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1977-
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Hannet, Lisa L.
Dewey number
C813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Soldiers
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Guilt
  • Aliens
  • Memory
  • Survival
  • Combat
  • Belief and doubt
Target audience
adult
Label
Lament for the afterlife, Lisa L. Hannet, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11435024
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781771483483
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11435024
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Lament for the afterlife, Lisa L. Hannet, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11435024
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781771483483
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11435024
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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