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The dreamers : a novel, Karen Thompson Walker

Label
The dreamers : a novel
Title
The dreamers
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Karen Thompson Walker
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
One night in an isolated college town in the hills of Southern California, a first-year student stumbles into her dorm room, falls asleep, and doesn't wake up. She sleeps through the morning, into the evening. Her roommate, Mei, cannot rouse her. Neither can the paramedics, nor the perplexed doctors at the hospital. When a second girl falls asleep, and then a third, Mei finds herself thrust together with an eccentric classmate as panic takes hold of the college and spreads to the town. A young couple tries to protect their newborn baby as the once-quiet streets descend into chaos. Two sisters turn to each other for comfort as their survivalist father prepares for disaster. Those affected by the illness, doctors discover, are displaying unusual levels of brain activity, higher than has ever been recorded before. They are dreaming heightened dreams, but of what? Written in luminous prose, The Dreamers is a breathtaking and beautiful novel, startling and provocative, about the possibilities contained within a human life, if only we are awakened to them
Summary
Presents the story of a student in an isolated Southern California college town who witnesses a strange sleeping illness that subjects patients to life-altering, heightened dreams
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Storyline
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Award
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10748879
Cataloging source
DLC
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Walker, Karen Thompson
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Dreams
  • Epidemics
Target audience
adult
Label
The dreamers : a novel, Karen Thompson Walker
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OverDrive eBook
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812994179
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
16DEB0BD-386B-4A01-9713-AD4E3B421376
System control number
(OCoLC)1058861285
Label
The dreamers : a novel, Karen Thompson Walker
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812994179
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
16DEB0BD-386B-4A01-9713-AD4E3B421376
System control number
(OCoLC)1058861285

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