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Title: The Actual Star Title Record # 2897796
Author: Monica Byrne
Date: 2021-09-14
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: monicabyrne.org
Language: English
Note: The author specifies trigger warnings for self-cutting.
Synopsis: [Publisher:] The Actual Star takes readers on a journey over two millennia and six continents–telling three powerful tales a thousand years apart, all of them converging in the same cave in the Belizean jungle. Braided together are the stories of a pair of teenage twins who ascend the throne of a Maya kingdom; a young American woman on a trip of self-discovery in Belize; and two dangerous charismatics vying for the leadership of a new religion and racing toward a confrontation that will determine the fate of the few humans left on Earth after massive climate change. In each era, a reincarnated trinity of souls navigates the entanglements of tradition and progress, sister and stranger, and love and hate–until all of their age-old questions about the nature of existence converge deep underground, where only in complete darkness can they truly see. The Actual Star is a feast of ideas about where humanity came from, where we are now, and where we're going–and how, in every age, the same forces that drive us apart also bind us together.
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Actual Star 2021-09-14 Monica Byrne Harper Voyager 978-0-06-300289-0
$27.99?$: US dollar
xi+
576
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Damonza Checkmark
The Actual Star 2021-09-14 Monica Byrne HarperLuxe 978-0-06-311788-4
$29.99?$: US dollar
864
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
The Actual Star 2021-09-14 Monica Byrne Harper Voyager 978-0-06-300291-3
$14.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
The Actual Star 2021-09-14 Monica Byrne HarperAudio 978-0-06-300292-0
$49.05?$: US dollar
 
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
novel  
The Actual Star 2021-09-14 Monica Byrne HarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing 979-8-200-74130-4
$55.99?$: US dollar
 
audio MP3 CD?Compact disc with mp3-encoded audio tracks
novel  
The Actual Star 2021-09-14 Monica Byrne HarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing 979-8-200-74129-8
$55.99?$: US dollar
 
audio CD?Compact disc with standard audio tracks
novel  
The Actual Star 2021-09-14 Monica Byrne HarperCollins 979-8-200-74128-1
$99.99?$: US dollar
 
audio CD?Compact disc with standard audio tracks
novel  
The Actual Star 2022-09-29 Monica Byrne Harper Voyager 978-0-06-300290-6
$18.99?$: US dollar
624
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
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