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The Age of Miracles (Large Print / Paperback)

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“The end of the world does not come with a bang but with a whisper in Walker's wonderful debut novel. Earth's rotation is slowing, the days are becoming longer, gravity mutates, radiation spikes, but still, life must go on. The narrator is 12-year-old Julia, and she chronicles everything she sees happening in the world around her, from shock and panic to people desperate to maintain normal routines. This is not a flashy, bombastic, apocalyptic novel, but rather the story of how a family manages through unimaginable circumstances.”
— Jason Kennedy, Boswell Book Company, Milwaukee, WI

About the Author


Karen Thompson Walker is the author of" The Age of Miracles," which was a "New York Times" bestseller. She was born and raised in San Diego and is a graduate of UCLA and the Columbia MFA program. A former editor at Simon & Schuster, she wrote "The Age of Miracles" in the mornings before work--sometimes while riding the subway. She currently lives in Iowa with her husband.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781594136436
ISBN-10: 1594136432
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Large Print Press
Publication Date: March 5th, 2013
Pages: 625
Language: English

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