The bottom of the sky

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Publisher:
Open Letter,
Pub. Date:
2018.
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First edition.
Language:
English
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At its core, The Bottom of the Sky is a novel about two young boys in love with other planets and a disturbingly beautiful girl. An homage to the history of American science fiction, it's also about the Gulf War, 9/11, and a mysterious "incident." It's like a Kurt Vonnegut novel told by David Lynch through the lens of Philip K. Dick.
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9781940953786
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