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Zero K: A Novel

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Description: Amazon.com Review An Amazon Best Book of May 2016: Jeffrey Lockhart, son of billionaire Ross Lockhart, is staying with his father and his stepmother at a cryogenics facility in central Asia. His stepmother, Artis, is waiting to have her body preserved until a treatment for her disabling multiple sclerosis can be found and she can be reawakened and cured. Despite referring to cryogenics as “faith-based technology,” Jeffrey’s father is a big investor in the facility—where the three of them stand on the very spear tip of the future. Thus, the stage is set for DeLillo to riff on life and death, life and family, life and mone ... (more)
Manufacturer: Scribner
Release date: 3 May 2016
ISBN-10 : 1501135392 | ISBN-13: 9781501135392
Tags: Drama (1), US (1), Science Fiction (1), 2010s (1)
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aslabo rated this 8/10 4 years ago
mika_ added this to a list 5 years, 11 months ago
Read in 2016 (97 books items)

""The self. What is the self? Everything you are, without others, without friends or strangers or lovers or children or streets to walk or food to eat or mirrors in which to see yourself. But are you anyone without others?" "I feel artificially myself. I'm someone who's supposed to be me." "This was not the frailty of a man who is said to be 'only human,' subject to a weakness or a vulnerability. This was a wave of sadness and loss that made me understand that I was a man expanded by grief. Th"


mika_ rated this 7/10 6 years ago