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Author Powers, Richard, 1957- author.

Title Orfeo : a novel / Richard Powers.

Publication Info. New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  FIC POWERS    Check Shelf
Description 369 pages, 18 unnumbered pages ; 21 cm
Note "This edition includes a reading group guide, an interview with Richard Powers, and a listener's guide to the music of Orfeo"--Back cover.
"First published as a Norton paperback 2014"--Title page verso.
Summary Composer Peter Els --the "Bioterrorist Bach" -- pays a final visit to the people he loves, those who shaped his musical journey and, through the help of his ex-wife, his daughter, and his longtime collaborator, he hatches a plan to turn his disastrous collision with Homeland Security into a work of art that will reawaken its audience to the sounds all around them.
Subject Composers -- Fiction.
Time travel -- Fiction.
Powers, Richard, 1957- -- Interviews.
ISBN 9780393349849 (paperback)
0393349845 (paperback)
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