In Orfeo, Powers Tells The Story Of A Man Journeying Into His Past As He Desperately Flees The Present Composer Peter Els Opens The Door One Evening To Find The Police On His Doorstep His Home Microbiology Lab The Latest Experiment In His Lifelong Attempt To Find Music In Surprising Patterns Has Aroused The Suspicions Of Homeland Security Panicked By The Raid, Els Turns Fugitive As An Internet Fueled Hysteria Erupts, Els The Bioterrorist Bach Pays A Final Visit To The People He Loves, Those Who Shaped His Musical Journey Through The Help Of His Ex Wife, His Daughter, And His Longtime Collaborator, Els Hatches A Plan To Turn This Disastrous Collision With The Security State Into A Work Of Art That Will Reawaken Its Audience To The Sounds All Around Them.
Richard Powers is the author of eleven novels He has been awarded a MacArthur Fellowship, the Lannan Literary Award, two Pushcart Prizes, and the National Book Award Librarian note There isthan one author with this name in the Goodreads database
- 384 pages
- Richard Powers
- 26 October 2019 Richard Powers