Atmospheric Disturbances: A Novel by Rivka Galchen

By Rivka Galchen

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When Dr. Leo Liebenstein's spouse disappears, she leaves at the back of a unmarried confounding clue: a lady who appears, talks, and behaves precisely like her. A simulatcrum. yet Leo isn't fooled, and he understands larger than to belief his senses in concerns of the center. sure that the genuine Rema is alive and in hiding, he embarks on a quixotic trip to reclaim her. With the aid of his psychiatric sufferer Harvey--who believes himself to be a undercover agent capable of conrtol the weather--his research leads him from the streets of New York City to the southernmost reaches of Patagonia, looking for the lady he loves. Atmospheric Disturbances is a "witty, soft, and conceptually dazzling" (Booklist) novel concerning the mysterious nature of human relationships.

 

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