Chaotic Theory

Chaotic Theory

by J. Conrad Guest
     
 

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What power, to hold in one's own hands the ability to affect the present by altering the past ... In the 22nd century the world population has dwindled to fewer than a billion, with total extinction expected within a decade. Chaotic Theory centers around three profiles of a solitary individual, Antanas Rupkus, a young Lithuanian. In one he is a musician endeavoring to

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What power, to hold in one's own hands the ability to affect the present by altering the past ... In the 22nd century the world population has dwindled to fewer than a billion, with total extinction expected within a decade. Chaotic Theory centers around three profiles of a solitary individual, Antanas Rupkus, a young Lithuanian. In one he is a musician endeavoring to keep alive the work of American jazz musicians of the 20th century. Stoic and aimless, Antanas is incapable of intimacy the result of having witnessed, as a boy, his parents killed by Estonian immigrants in search of fresh water. In another profile, Antanas is a sculptor, filled with hope and the belief that love can overcome all obstacles, until he loses the object of both his inspiration and desire. In the third, he is a writer whose essays accurately define the mid to late 20th century as the point in history that set man on the path to extinction. But alas, his wisdom comes too late ... if only Antanas had lived two hundred years earlier ... but perhaps he can, if what Kazys Galdikas tells him is true ...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012087614
Publisher:
Joseph Guest
Publication date:
01/19/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
114
File size:
93 KB

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Meet the Author

J. Conrad Guest is the author of Backstop: A Baseball Love Story in Nine Innings, available from Second Wind Publishing. He is also the author of January's Paradigm and two more novels based on the Joe January character--One Hot January and January's Thaw, both forthcoming from Second Wind. For a peek into J. Conrad's literary world, visit www.jconradguest.com.

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