The Great Perhaps: A Novel

The Great Perhaps: A Novel

By: Meno, Joe

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pp 414 hardback with paper dust jacket in very good condition; clean pages - inside front cover there is writing to someone; very light edgewear; white board with silver title on black spine-imprint of a cloud on boardThe sky is falling for the Caspers, a family of cowards: for Jonathan, a paleontologist, searching in vain for a prehistoric giant squid; for his wife, Madeline, an animal behaviorist with a failing experiment; for their daughter, Amelia, a disappointed teenage revolutionary; for her younger sister, Thisbe, on a frustrated search for God; and for grandfather Henry, who wants to disappear, limiting himself to eleven words a day, then ten, then nine Each fears uncertainty and the possibilities that accompany it. When Jonathan and Madeline suddenly decide to separate, this nuclear family is split, each member forced to confront his or her own cowardice, finally coming to appreciate the cloudiness of the modern age.

Title: The Great Perhaps: A Novel

Author Name: Meno, Joe

Categories: Contemporary, American Literature,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: US, W. W. Norton & Company: 2009

ISBN Number: 0393067963

ISBN Number 13: 9780393067965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 5.8 x 1.4 x 8.6 inches

Seller ID: PGB738

Keywords: Families--Fiction, Cowardice--Fiction