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Michael Flynn.

By Michael (Michael F.) Flynn

In 1349, one small town in Germany disappeared and has never been resettled. Tom, a contemporary historian, and his theoretical physicist girlfriend Sharon, become interested. Tom indeed becomes obsessed. By all logic, the town should have survived, but it didn't and that violates everything Tom knows about history. What's was special about Eifelheim that it utterly disappeared more than 600 years ago?

Father Deitrich is the village priest of Oberhochwald, the village that will soon gain the name of Teufelheim, in later years corrupted to Eifelheim, in the year 1348, when the Black Death is gathering strength across Europe but is still not nearby. Deitrich is an educated man, knows science and philosophy, and to his astonishment becomes the first contact between humanity and an alien race from a distant star when their interstellar ship crashes in the nearby forest. It is a time of wonders, in the shadow of the plague.

Tom and Sharon, and Father Deitrich, have a strange and intertwined destiny of tragedy and triumph in this brilliant SF novel by the winner of the Robert A. Heinlein Award.



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Format: Book
Author: Flynn, Michael (Michael F.)
Title: Eifelheim / Michael Flynn.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : Tor Book, 2006.
Subject: Black death -- Fiction. Fourteenth century -- Fiction. Priests -- Fiction Historians -- Fiction Women physicists -- Fiction. Human-alien encounters -- Fiction Germany -- History -- 1273-1517 -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780765340351 (pbk.) 0765300966 9780765300966
Current Holds: 0
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Call Number: F Flynn
Oclc: 64289026
Bib Id: 256490

Format: Book
Author: Flynn, Michael (Michael F.)
Title: Eifelheim / Michael Flynn.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : Tor Book, 2006.
Description: 320 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Subjects: Black death -- Fiction.
Subjects: Fourteenth century -- Fiction.
Subjects: Priests -- Fiction
Subjects: Historians -- Fiction
Subjects: Women physicists -- Fiction.
Subjects: Human-alien encounters -- Fiction
Subjects: Germany -- History -- 1273-1517 -- Fiction.
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
LCCN: 2006005468
ISBN: 9780765340351 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0765300966
ISBN: 9780765300966
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: F Flynn