The Lost Book of Adana Moreau Michael Zapata

The Lost Book of Adana Moreau

Author: Michael Zapata
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Book Title
The Lost Book of Adana Moreau
Author
Michael Zapata
ISBN
9781335010124
A BookPage Best Book of the Year A Library Journal Best Winter/Spring Debut of 2020 A Most Anticipated Book of 2020 from the Boston Globe and The Millions A Best Book of February 2020 at Salon, The Millions, LitHub and Vol 1. Brooklyn "A stunner--equal parts epic and intimate, thrilling and elegiac."--Laura Van den Berg, author of The Third Hotel The mesmerizing story of a Latin American science fiction writer and the lives her lost manuscript unites decades later in post-Katrina New Orleans In 1929 in New Orleans, a Dominican immigrant named Adana Moreau writes a science fiction novel. The novel earns rave reviews, and Adana begins a sequel. Then she falls gravely ill. Just before she dies, she destroys the only copy of the manuscript. Decades later in Chicago, Saul Drower is cleaning out his dead grandfather's home when he discovers a mysterious manuscript written by none other than Adana Moreau. With the help of his friend Javier, Saul tracks down an address for Adana's son in New Orleans, but as Hurricane Katrina strikes they must head to the storm-ravaged city for answers. What results is a brilliantly layered masterpiece--an ode to home, storytelling and the possibility of parallel worlds.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Michael ZapataPublisher: Hanover Square PressPublished: 02/04/2020ISBN: 9781335010124Pages: 272Weight: 0.85lbsSize: 9.20h x 6.00w x 1.10dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/14/2019Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2019Booklist 01/01/2020 pg. 37Library Journal 02/01/2020 pg. 84
A BookPage Best Book of the Year

A Library Journal Best Winter/Spring Debut of 2020

A Most Anticipated Book of 2020 from the Boston Globe and The Millions

A Best Book of February 2020 at Salon, The Millions, LitHub and Vol 1. Brooklyn

"A stunner--equal parts epic and intimate, thrilling and elegiac."--Laura Van den Berg, author of
The Third Hotel

The mesmerizing story of a Latin American science fiction writer and the lives her lost manuscript unites decades later in post-Katrina New Orleans

In 1929 in New Orleans, a Dominican immigrant named Adana Moreau writes a science fiction novel. The novel earns rave reviews, and Adana begins a sequel. Then she falls gravely ill. Just before she dies, she destroys the only copy of the manuscript.

Decades later in Chicago, Saul Drower is cleaning out his dead grandfather's home when he discovers a mysterious manuscript written by none other than Adana Moreau. With the help of his friend Javier, Saul tracks down an address for Adana's son in New Orleans, but as Hurricane Katrina strikes they must head to the storm-ravaged city for answers.

What results is a brilliantly layered masterpiece--an ode to home, storytelling and the possibility of parallel worlds.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Michael Zapata
Publisher: Hanover Square Press
Published: 02/04/2020
ISBN: 9781335010124
Pages: 272
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 9.20h x 6.00w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/14/2019
Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2019
Booklist 01/01/2020 pg. 37
Library Journal 02/01/2020 pg. 84
A BookPage Best Book of the Year

A Library Journal Best Winter/Spring Debut of 2020

A Most Anticipated Book of 2020 from the Boston Globe and The Millions

A Best Book of February 2020 at Salon, The Millions, LitHub and Vol 1. Brooklyn

"A stunner--equal parts epic and intimate, thrilling and elegiac."--Laura Van den Berg, author of
The Third Hotel

The mesmerizing story of a Latin American science fiction writer and the lives her lost manuscript unites decades later in post-Katrina New Orleans

In 1929 in New Orleans, a Dominican immigrant named Adana Moreau writes a science fiction novel. The novel earns rave reviews, and Adana begins a sequel. Then she falls gravely ill. Just before she dies, she destroys the only copy of the manuscript.

Decades later in Chicago, Saul Drower is cleaning out his dead grandfather's home when he discovers a mysterious manuscript written by none other than Adana Moreau. With the help of his friend Javier, Saul tracks down an address for Adana's son in New Orleans, but as Hurricane Katrina strikes they must head to the storm-ravaged city for answers.

What results is a brilliantly layered masterpiece--an ode to home, storytelling and the possibility of parallel worlds.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Michael Zapata
Publisher: Hanover Square Press
Published: 02/04/2020
ISBN: 9781335010124
Pages: 272
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 9.20h x 6.00w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/14/2019
Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2019
Booklist 01/01/2020 pg. 37
Library Journal 02/01/2020 pg. 84