The Resource Nobody is ever missing, Catherine Lacey

Nobody is ever missing, Catherine Lacey

Label
Nobody is ever missing
Title
Nobody is ever missing
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Lacey
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The story of a young woman who takes a one-way flight to New Zealand, abruptly leaving her stable but unfulfilling life in Manhattan, hurtling herself into the unknown, testing fate by hitchhiking, tacitly being swept into the lives of strangers and sleeping in fields, forests or public parks" --
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3612.A335
LC item number
N63 2014
Literary form
fiction
Nobody is ever missing, Catherine Lacey
Label
Nobody is ever missing, Catherine Lacey
Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Paperback / softback -You can run all the way to New Zealand, but eventually you'll catch up with yourself Without telling her family, Elyria takes a one-way flight to New Zealand, abruptly leaving her stable but unfulfilling life in Manhattan. As her husband scrambles to figure out what happened to her, Elyria hurtles into the unknown, testing fate by hitchhiking, tacitly being swept into the lives of strangers, and sleeping in fields, forests, and public parks. Her risky and often surreal encounters with the people and wildlife of New Zealand propel Elyria deeper into her deteriorating mind. Haunted by her sister's death and consumed by an inner violence, her growing rage remains so expertly concealed that those who meet her sense nothing unwell. This discord between her inner and outer reality leads her to another obsession: If her truest self is invisible and unknowable to others, is she even alive? The risks Elyria takes on her journey are paralleled by the risks Catherine Lacey takes on the page. In urgent, spiraling prose she whittles away at the rage within Elyria and exposes the very real, very knowable anxiety of the human condition. And yet somehow Lacey manages to poke fun at her unrelenting self-consciousness, her high-stakes search for the dark heart of the self. In the spirit of Haruki Murakami and Amelia Gray, Nobody Is Ever Missing is full of mordant humor and uncanny insights, as Elyria waffles between obsession and numbness in the face of love, loss, danger, and self-knowledge
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9780374534493
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013041343
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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Kotui multi-version record.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1273956
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