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The Echo Maker

A Novel

by Richard L. Powers

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7423055M
ISBN 100374146357
ISBN 109780374146351

Aug 21,  · Published to wide critical acclaim and winner of the National Book Award, Richard Powers’s The Echo Maker tells the haunting story of twenty-seven-year-old Mark Schluter, who survives a nearly fatal car accident only to face a devastating new perception of the world. Coping with the consequences of traumatic brain injury, Mark lives with a blend of paranoid obsessions, including the . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Echo Maker Paperback by Powers Richard ISBN Isbn at the .

Nov 16,  · 'Echo Maker' Wins National Book Award for Fiction Star writers gathered in New York City on Wednesday night for the National Book Awards ceremony. Books . Apr 17,  · The Echo Maker (Book): Powers, Richard, "Following a near-fatal accident, Mark Schluter is nursed by his reluctant sister. But when he emerges from his coma, Mark believes that this woman – who looks, acts, and sounds just like his sister – is really an identical impostor. As a famous neurologist investigates his condition, Mark tries to learn what really happened the night of his.

To provide a commentary and analysis of Echo Maker reminds me of the comment Richard Freedman made in his book review of Tim O'Brien's Going after Cacciato (NY Times, 2/12/): "To call 'Going After Cacciato' a novel about war is like calling 'Moby Dick' a novel about whales.". Find books like The Echo Maker from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Echo Maker also liked: Tree of Smoke, Lord.


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Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction. The Echo Maker is "a remarkable novel, from one of our greatest novelists, and a book that will change all who read it" (Booklist, starred review). On a winter night on a remote Nebraska road, twenty-seven-year-old Mark Schluter has a near-fatal car johnsonout.com by: Jan 01,  · The Echo Maker () won the National Book Award and was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize.

Here is a small sample of the many glowing reviews that the book and its author received: “A grand novel – grand in its reach, grand in its themes, grand in its patterning.” – Margaret Atwood “Powers is better than the best of almost anybody /5.

The Echo Maker is one such book. Set against the Platte River's massive spring bird migrations, it's a gripping story that explores one of the greatest mysteries of all, the human brain, and how it. Oct 22,  · To dispense with the longstanding book reviewing practice of first-paragraph throat clearing, may I offer up Richard Powers’s “Echo Maker” as a wise and elegant post-9/11 novel.

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On a winter night on a remote Nebraska road, year-old Mark Schluter flips his truck in a near-fatal accident. His older sister Karin/5(). Aug 21,  · The Echo Maker is another great book by one of the best, smartest authors writing today. Powers explores what it means to be human, to have a self, through the lens of neurology.

If there is any fault in this book, it is that Powers can become too technical as he delves into the discoveries that brain researchers have made in the last quarter /5. About this Guide The following author biography and list of questions about The Echo Maker are intended as resources to aid individual readers and book groups who would like to learn more about the author and this book.

We hope that this guide will provide you a starting place for discussion, and suggest a variety of perspectives from which you might approach The Echo Maker. This summary of The Echo Maker includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included. We’re considering expanding this synopsis into a full-length study guide to deepen your comprehension of the book and why it's important.

Jan 06,  · The Echo Maker by Richard Powers pp, William Heinemann, £ Richard Powers is at once one of America's very best- and least-known novelists. Echo Maker by Richard Powers available in Trade Paperback on johnsonout.com, also read synopsis and reviews.

Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction On a winter night on a /5(5). Aug 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Echo Maker book by Richard Powers. Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction The Echo Maker is a remarkable novel, from one of our greatest novelists, and a book that will change all who Free shipping over $Cited by: The Echo Maker Summary & Study Guide Description.

The Echo Maker Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections.

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The Echo Maker Richard Powers, Macmillan Picador pp. ISBN Summary Winner, National Book Award. On a winter night on a remote Nebraska road, year-old Mark Schluter flips his truck in a near-fatal accident. The Echo Maker won the National Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

Powers has received a MacArthur Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award, and the James Fenimore Cooper Prize for Historical Fiction. He lives in Illinois. The Echo Maker Winner, National Book Awards for Fiction. This Study Guide consists of approximately 68 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Echo Maker.

Importance: Karin has been at Mark's bedside for two solid weeks and his communications, as expected are very. Set against the Platte River's massive spring migrations–one of the greatest spectacles in nature–The Echo Maker is a gripping mystery that explores the improvised human self and the even more precarious brain that splits us from and joins us to the rest of creation.

The Echo Maker is the winner of the National Book Award for Fiction/5(43). Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction The Echo Maker is "a remarkable novel, from one of our greatest novelists, and a book that will change all who read it" (Booklist, starred review).

On a winter night on a remote Nebraska road, twenty-seven-year-old Mark Schluter has a near-fatal car accident. Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction. The Echo Maker is "a remarkable novel, from one of our greatest novelists, and a book that will change all who read it" (Booklist, starred review).

On a winter night on a remote Nebraska road, twenty-seven-year-old Mark Schluter has a near-fatal car accident. The Echo Maker Book Summary and Study Guide. Richard Powers Booklist Richard Powers Message Board.

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Echo Maker; Mark Schluter has been in a serious car accident. Soon after his sister Karin arrives at the hospital, Mark slips into a coma.

Karin finds a mysterious note at Mark's bedside.In his ninth book, The Echo Maker, Powers appropriates concepts from both ecology and cognitive neuroscience to create an ambitious novel of ideas, one centrally concerned with the very nature of.The truth of that evening will change the lives of all three beyond recognition.

Set against the spectacular spring migrations of American Sandhill cranes, The Echo Maker is a profound and riveting novel that explores how memory, instinct and relationships make us who we are.

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