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The lost book of Adana Moreau: a novel

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A BookPage Best Book of the YearA Library Journal Best Winter/Spring Debut of 2020A Most Anticipated Book of 2020 from the Boston Globe and The MillionsA 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 HotelThe mesmerizing story of a Latin American science fiction writer and the lives her lost manuscript unites decades later in post-Katrina New OrleansIn 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.
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"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.
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subject_facetImmigrants -- Fiction
Manuscripts -- Fiction
New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction
Science fiction -- Authorship -- Fiction
Women authors -- Fiction
Women authors, Dominican -- Fiction
title_displayThe lost book of Adana Moreau : a novel
title_fullThe Lost Book of Adana Moreau
The Lost Book of Adana Moreau A Novel
The lost book of Adana Moreau : a novel / Michael Zapata
The lost book of Adana Moreau [electronic resource] / Michael Zapata
title_shortThe lost book of Adana Moreau
title_suba novel
topic_facetAuthorship
Fiction
Immigrants
Literature
Manuscripts
Science fiction
Women authors
Women authors, Dominican