Afterlife
(Pre-loaded Audio)

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Copies

LocationCall NumberStatus
Calumet City Public Library - PlayawaysPLAYAWAY FICTION ALVOn Shelf
Lansing Public Library - Adult PlayawaysPLAY ALVOn Shelf
St. Charles Public Library District - Adult AudiobooksAUDIO BOOK FIC ALVAREZOn Shelf

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Published
[Solon, Ohio] : Findaway World, LLC, [2020].
Format
Pre-loaded Audio
Physical Desc
1 audio media player (6.25 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
ISBN
9781980095880, 1980095884

Notes

General Note
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated media audio player.
General Note
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Originally published by Recorded Books ℗2020
Participants/Performers
Narrated by Alma Cuervo.
Description
Antonia Vega, the immigrant writer at the center of Afterlife, has had the rug pulled out from under her. She has just retired from the college where she taught English when her beloved husband, Sam, suddenly dies. And then more jolts: her bighearted but unstable sister disappears, and Antonia returns home one evening to find a pregnant, undocumented teenager on her doorstep. Antonia has always sought direction in the literature she loves--lines from her favorite authors play in her head like a soundtrack--but now she finds that the world demands more of her than words. Afterlife is a compact, nimble, and sharply droll novel. Set in this political moment of tribalism and distrust, it asks: What do we owe those in crisis in our families, including--maybe especially--members of our human family? How do we live in a broken world without losing faith in one another or ourselves? And how do we stay true to those glorious souls we have lost? -- provided by publisher.
Local note
PLAYAWAY

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Alvarez, J., & Cuervo, A. (2020). Afterlife (Unabridged English edition.). Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alvarez, Julia and Alma Cuervo. 2020. Afterlife. Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alvarez, Julia and Alma Cuervo. Afterlife Findaway World, LLC, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Alvarez, Julia, and Alma Cuervo. Afterlife Unabridged English edition., Findaway World, LLC, 2020.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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