aI remember the first time I began to understand that things might not be the same again.a Whatas a girl to do when her world is invaded by warriors from the ancient world? Thatas the problem faced by sixteen-year-old Macy, who sees her quiet, normal life in suburban Minnesota turned upside down when things that should never be possible begin to transform the landscape all around her. The cable stops working, the phone lines dieaand then the horsemen come to town. Itas not the same America that she last went to sleep in. Ticketed to a refugee camp by the marauding Scythian armies, Macy and her family come to believe that heading down the Mississippi by boat is their one escape from the encroaching madness. But as they make their way downriver, Macyas world just keeps getting stranger, and the wooden submarines, wasp-borne plagues, and talking dogs are the least of her problems: For in this upside-down world, old identities warp and family bonds are sorely tested. Acclaimed writer Alan DeNiro has fashioned a completely original, utterly beguiling melding of the surreal and the everyday. From the Trade Paperback edition.I had my knife in my boot. I dona#39;t know, I thought it was good protection. I ran back to the foot of the stairs and reached for the knife. I thought that if I could get Dad free, it would be better, just on a psychological level, and that Total Oblivion, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Total Oblivion, More or Less|
|Publisher||:||Spectra - 2009-11-24|