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In the Electric Eden

A collection of stories by

Writer and former engineer Nick Arvin layers his knowledge of technology, mechanical design, and human character into a collection of emotionally riveting stories. With a subtle hand he transports readers through history and across America to ten poignant and utterly unforgettable places: a traffic accident in the middle of the heartland; the electrocution of Topsy the elephant at Coney Island at the turn of the century; the backyard of an old recluse; a Marine Corps practice invasion of the Florida beaches; a romantic tryst in a dismal corporate office; the launching of the first manned American hydrogen balloon in the eighteenth century; and more. Constantly aware of how technology shapes the way we interact with each other and experience the world, Arvin uses these original settings and compelling characters to create a moving collection of stories that, though seemingly unlinked, comes together to form a stunning, awe-inspiring whole.


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Hardback Editions

January 2003 : USA Hardback

Title: In the Electric Eden: Stories
Author(s): Nick Arvin
ISBN: 1-4177-0462-4 / 978-1-4177-0462-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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Paperback Editions

January 2003 : UK Paperback

Title: In the Electric Eden: Stories
Author(s): Nick Arvin
ISBN: 0-14-200256-9 / 978-0-14-200256-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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