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The Resource How to stop time : a novel, Matt Haig, (text large print)

How to stop time : a novel, Matt Haig, (text large print)

Label
How to stop time : a novel
Title
How to stop time
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Matt Haig
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but he's been alive for centuries -- performing with Shakespeare, exploring the high seas with Captain Cook, and sharing cocktails with Fitzgerald. Now, he just wants an ordinary life
  • Tom Hazard may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he's been alive for centuries. Now he wants an ordinary life and moves back to London to become a high school history teacher-- the perfect job for someone who has witnessed the city's history first hand. A captivating French teacher at his school seems fascinated by him. But the Albatross Society, the secretive group which protects people like Tom, has one rule: Never fall in love. As the Society threatens to derail his new life and romance, the one thing he can't have just happens to be the one thing that might save him
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Summary
Even though there is something extraordinary about Tom Hazard and his aging process the problems and insights he experiences as he goes through life, are universal. Love, memory, and time play tricks on us all as this novel illustrates so exquisitely. This is an engaging,sweeping love story with all the elements of a great historical/time travel novel. For fans of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Life After Life. -- Mary Coe for LibraryReads
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Tone
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Character
Award
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10582094
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press Large print core
Target audience
adult
Label
How to stop time : a novel, Matt Haig, (text large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain by Canongate Books Ltd
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1022075471
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
491 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432850654
Lccn
2018001576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1022075471
Label
How to stop time : a novel, Matt Haig, (text large print)
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain by Canongate Books Ltd
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1022075471
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
491 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432850654
Lccn
2018001576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1022075471

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