Solar

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A best-selling, witty new work from the Booker Prize-winning author, Solar brilliantly traces the arc of a Nobel Prize-winning physicist's ambitions and self-deception. Dr. Michael Beard's best work is behind him. Trading on his reputation, he speaks for enormous fees, lends his name to the letterheads of renowned scientific institutions, and halfheartedly heads a government-backed initiative tackling global warming. Meanwhile, Michael's fifth marriage is floundering due to his incessant womanizing. When his professional and personal worlds collide in a freak accident, an opportunity presents itself for Michael to extricate himself from his marital problems, reinvigorate his career, and save the world from environmental disaster. But can a man who has made a mess of his life clean up the messes of humanity?

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subject_facet Audiobooks, FICTION / Literary, Global warming -- Prevention -- Fiction, Marital conflict -- Fiction, Middle-aged men -- Fiction, Nobel Prize winners -- Fiction, Physicists -- Fiction
title_display Solar : a novel
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topic_facet Fiction, Global warming, Humor (Fiction), Literature, Marital conflict, Middle-aged men, Nobel Prize winners, Physicists, Prevention