by John Teton


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Upsurge by John Teton

UPSURGE blends contemporary realism, psychological fantasy, politics, and science fiction in telling of a visionary scientist, his pregnant wife (a school teacher and former actress), and their teenaged daughter, whose dreams and fears about the world's future lead her to become trapped in a hidden, fantastic, and frightening place.

"a wholly original science fiction drama of unparalleled vision and a blueprint for a more humane future" Lucille Lang Day, Author, INFINITIES and WILD ONE

UPSURGE brings real family dynamics and real politics together in great science fiction." Prof. Eric R. A. N. Smith, University of California, Santa Barbara Author, ENERGY, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND PUBLIC OPINION

"Teton's characters and their emotional complexities are so firmly established early on that by the time readers are transported to his dizzying alternate realities, we're hooked...." Debo Kotun, Producer, Pacifica Radio Network; Author, ABIKU

"a great, evocative, thought-provoking book ... engaging and personal drama that takes us on a voyage of inner discovery" Prof. Tyler Volk, New York University; Author, GAIA'S BODY: TOWARD A PHYSIOLOGY OF EARTH

"At once a sci-fi fantasy and a thoroughly engrossing love story..." Prof. Janet Poppendieck, City College of New York; Author, SWEET CHARITY?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780595393916
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/26/2006
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

John Teton was born in Chicago, and graduated from Harvard College and the San Francisco Art Institute. He directed the film B�raesheet, produced the cosmology film program "Visions at T Minus Zero," and directs the campaign for the International Food Security Treaty, which arose from notes for UPSURGE. He is also the author of Appearing Live at The Final Test, a novel related to Upsurge. He and his wife, Jennifer, have three children and live in Oregon.

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