Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
New York Times Bestseller

"Bravo, Richard Powers, for hitting so many high notes with Orfeo and contributing to the fraction of books that really matter." - Heller McAlpin, NPR


In Orfeo, 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 and hatches a plan to transform this disastrous collision with the security state into an unforgettable work of art that will reawaken its audience to the sounds all around it.


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Hardback Editions

April 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: Orfeo
Author(s): Richard Powers
ISBN: 1-78239-161-4 / 978-1-78239-161-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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March 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Orfeo (Thorndike Press Large Print Reviewers' Choice)
Author(s): Richard Powers
ISBN: 1-4104-6690-6 / 978-1-4104-6690-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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January 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Orfeo: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Powers
ISBN: 0-393-24082-7 / 978-0-393-24082-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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January 2014 : Canada Hardback
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Title: Orfeo
Author(s): Richard Powers
ISBN: 1-4434-2290-8 / 978-1-4434-2290-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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Paperback Editions

July 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Orfeo
Author(s): Richard Powers
ISBN: 1-78239-164-9 / 978-1-78239-164-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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September 2014 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Orfeo
Author(s): Richard Powers
ISBN: 1-4434-2291-6 / 978-1-4434-2291-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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August 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Orfeo: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Powers
ISBN: 0-393-34984-5 / 978-0-393-34984-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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April 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Orfeo
Author(s): Richard Powers
ISBN: 1-78239-162-2 / 978-1-78239-162-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Orfeo (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): Richard Powers
ISBN: 1-4712-7643-0 / 978-1-4712-7643-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: W F Howes Ltd
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1747 : USA Paperback
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Title: Orfeo: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Powers
ISBN: 1-62953-064-6 / 978-1-62953-064-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: W, W. Norton
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Audio Editions

November 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Orfeo
Author(s): Richard Powers
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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November 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Orfeo
Author(s): Richard Powers
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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November 2014 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Orfeo *(Unabridged Audiobook)
Author(s): Richard Powers, William Roberts
ISBN: 1-4712-8247-3 / 978-1-4712-8247-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
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January 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Orfeo
Author(s): Richard Powers
Publisher: Recorded Books
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January 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Orfeo
Author(s): Richard Powers
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2014 : USA Audio CD

Title: Orfeo
Author(s): Richard Powers
ISBN: 1-4906-0073-6 / 978-1-4906-0073-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

January 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Orfeo
Author(s): Richard Powers
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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January 2014 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Orfeo: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Powers
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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January 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Orfeo: LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014
Author(s): Richard Powers
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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