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Good morning, midnight : a novel / Lily Brooks-Dalton.

©2016

Author Brooks-Dalton, Lily,
Edition First edition.
ISBN 9780812998894, 0812998898
Subject Astronauts Fiction., Astronomers Fiction., End of the world Fiction.
Location Main Adult Science Fiction/Fantasy
Call No. Brooks-Dalton
Status Available

Summary

Augustine, a brilliant, aging astronomer, refuses to abandon the research center in the Arctic when he receives news of a catastrophic event. Soon after, he discovers a mysterious child and realizes that the airwaves have gone silent. They are alone. Meanwhile, Mission Specialist Sullivan and her crew, the first astronauts to delve into deep space, discover that Mission Control is no longer on the air. Sullivan's career has cost her her marriage, and she has left her daughter behind. Will she ever get home? As Augustine and Sully face the uncertain future, their stories gradually intertwine towards a profound and unexpected conclusion, which raises questions: What endures at the end of the world? How do we make sense of our lives? A captivating meditation on the power of love and the bravery of the human heart. -- adapted from book jacket.