The Resource A marker to measure drift, Alexander Maksik, (electronic resource.)

A marker to measure drift, Alexander Maksik, (electronic resource.)

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A marker to measure drift
Title
A marker to measure drift
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Alexander Maksik
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Language
eng
Summary
A hypnotic, spellbinding novel set in Greece and Africa, where a young Liberian woman reckons with a haunted past. On a remote island in the Aegean, Jacqueline is living alone in a cave accessible only at low tide. With nothing to protect her from the elements, and with the fabric between herself and the world around her increasingly frayed, she is permeated by sensory experiences of remarkable intensity: the need for shade in the relentless heat of the sun-baked island; hunger and the occasional bliss of release from it; the exquisite pleasure of diving into the sea. The pressing physical realities of the moment provide a deeper relief: the euphoric obliteration of memory and, with it, the unspeakable violence she has seen and from which she has miraculously escaped. Slowly, irrepressibly, images from a life before this violence begin to resurface: the view across lush gardens to a different sea; a gold Rolex glinting on her father's wrist; a glass of gin in her mother's best crystal; an adoring younger sister; a family, in the moment before their fortunes were irrevocably changed. Jacqueline must find the strength to contend with what she has survived or tip forward into full-blown madness. Visceral and gripping, extraordinary in its depiction of physical and spiritual hungers, Alexander Maksik's A Marker to Measure Drift is a novel about ruin and faith, barbarism and love, and the devastating memories that contain the power both to destroy us and to redeem us. This ebook edition includes a Reading Group Guide
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A marker to measure drift, Alexander Maksik, (electronic resource.)
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A marker to measure drift, Alexander Maksik, (electronic resource.)
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307962584
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6DD8AA00-698F-4FF7-BD11-16AB254C2C15

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