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An Ocean of Minutes

A Novel

By Thea Lim
Narrated by Lisa Rost-Welling / 7 hours 59 minutes

In the vein of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Station Eleven, a sweeping literary love story about two people who are at once mere weeks and many years apart.

America is in the grip of a deadly flu pandemic. When Frank catches the virus, his girlfriend Polly will do whatever it takes to save him, even if it means risking everything. She agrees to a radical plan—time travel has been invented in the future to thwart the virus. If she signs up for a one-way-trip into the future to work as a bonded laborer, the company will pay for the life-saving treatment Frank needs. Polly promises to meet Frank again in Galveston, Texas, where she will arrive in twelve years.

But when Polly is re-routed an extra five years into the future, Frank is nowhere to be found. Alone in a changed and divided America, with no status and no money, Polly must navigate a new life and find a way to locate Frank, to discover if he is alive, and if their love has endured.

An Ocean of Minutes is a gorgeous and heartbreaking story about the endurance and complexity of human relationships and the cost of holding onto the past—and the price of letting it go.

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Author
Narrator Lisa Rost-Welling
ISBN 9781508257868
Length 7 hours 59 minutes
Language English
Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio
Publication Date
Abridged No
Libro.fm Rank #21,053 Overall
Genre Rank #892 in Historical Fiction
 

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