The Afterlives

The Afterlives

Book - 2018
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"Jim Byrd died. Technically. For a few minutes. The diagnosis: heart attack at age thirty. Revived with no memory of any tunnels, lights, or angels, Jim wonders what--if anything--awaits us on the other side. Then a ghost shows up. Maybe. Jim and his new wife, Annie, find themselves tangling with holograms, psychics, messages from the beyond, and a machine that connects the living and the dead. As Jim and Annie journey through history and fumble through faith, they confront the specter of loss that looms for anyone who dares to fall in love. Funny, fiercely original, and gracefully moving, The Afterlives will haunt you. In a good way"--
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2018
ISBN: 9781594632532
Characteristics: 366 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number: PIERCE, T


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Genre: general fiction.
Excerpt from Trisha Ping's BookPage review: "The fantastic afterlife elements are grounded in Pierce's realistic depiction of relationships, from romantic to parental...Maybe knowledge of life after death is a futile quest, but Pierce's intelligent debut proves there'... Read More »

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