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Thursday, 1:17 p.m. - Michael Landweber
Thursday, 1:17 p.m.
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Duck is 17. He will never be 18. Tomorrow is his birthday. It will never be tomorrow. Time stopped at 1:17 p.m. on a beautiful Thursday afternoon in Washington, DC. Duck is the only person moving in a world where all other living beings have been frozen into statues in an endless diorama. Duck... show more
Duck is 17. He will never be 18. Tomorrow is his birthday. It will never be tomorrow. Time stopped at 1:17 p.m. on a beautiful Thursday afternoon in Washington, DC. Duck is the only person moving in a world where all other living beings have been frozen into statues in an endless diorama. Duck was already in limbo, having lost his mother to cancer and his father to mental illness. Now, faced with the unimaginable, he approaches his dilemma with the eye of an anthropologist and the heart of a teenager trying to do the right thing under the strangest of circumstances. Ultimately, he realizes that while he doesn’t understand the boundaries between friendship and love, that uncertain territory may be the key to restarting the world.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781603813570 (1603813578)
ASIN: 1603813578
Publisher: Coffeetown Press
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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4.0 How do you Come-of-Age when time stopped working?
Towel Day is tomorrow, so it seems apropos to start with a couple of Douglas Adams lines that I'd imagine Duck quoted to himself, assuming he read the book: “This must be Thursday . . .I never could get the hang of Thursdays.” and “Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.” Now, if anyone could empa...
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