Eternal Life: A Novel

Eternal Life: A Novel

by Dara Horn

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Overview

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2018, Booklist Editors’ Choice Book (January 2019), and Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2018


What would it really mean to live forever?

Rachel’s current troubles—a middle-aged son mining digital currency in her basement, a scientist granddaughter trying to peek into her genes—are only the latest in a litany spanning dozens of countries, scores of marriages, hundreds of children, and 2,000 years, going back to Roman-occupied Jerusalem. Only one person shares her immortality: an illicit lover who pursues her through the ages. But when her children develop technologies that could change her fate, Rachel must find a way out. From ancient religion to the scientific frontier, Dara Horn pits our efforts to make life last against the deeper challenge of making life worth living.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393356564
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 01/08/2019
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 275,154
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dara Horn is a two-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction and one of Granta’s Best American Novelists. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and four children.

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