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The age of perpetual light : stories / Josh Weil.

Author / Creator Weil, Josh, author.
Uniform title Short stories. Selections
Edition First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Imprint New York : Grove Press, 2017.
Description 258 pages ; 22 cm
Language English
Subject Short stories.
Short stories.
Short stories.
Format Print, Book
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ISBN 9780802127013
Summary Stories selected from a decade of work that explore themes of progress, the pursuit of knowledge, and humankind's eternal attempt to decrease the darkness in the world. Beginning at the dawn of the past century, in the early days of electrification, and moving into an imagined future in which the world is lit day and night, each tale in The Age of Perpetual Light follows deeply-felt characters through different eras in American history; from a Jewish dry goods peddler who falls in love with an Amish woman while showing her the wonders of an Edison Lamp, to a 1940 farmers' uprising against the unfair practices of a power company, a Serbian immigrant teenage boy in 1990's Vermont desperate to catch a glimpse of an experimental satellite, to a back-to-the-land couple forced to grapple with their daughter's autism during winter's longest night.
Other form Online version: Weil, Josh, author. Age of perpetual light First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition. New York : Grove Press, 2017 9780802188779

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