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Mr. Spaceman

Robert Olen Butler

Mr. Spaceman

a novel

by Robert Olen Butler

  • 314 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human-alien encounters -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Olen Butler.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18438846M
    ISBN 100436205327
    OCLC/WorldCa44654338

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Spaceman book. Read 27 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. There are three things about this planet which are too wonderful for /5(27).

Mr. Spaceman is by turns a fond satire of science fiction, an ode to the South, and an exploration of marital dynamics that's as besotted with detail as any Anne Tyler novel--though the perspective tilts a little off-center.

Edna gives her spaceman a 4/5(24). Spaceman is a simple, affecting collection of the very things that Desi is trying to learn from each of the individuals.

Their inner voices, emotions, fears, and - most importantly - their yearnings. While it sounds a lot like science fiction, it's really more of a gentle, New Age study of the human condition.4/5(24).

Mr. Spaceman is intelligent, funny and enormously likable. Washington Post Book World. This is a quirky fantasy tinged with irony. Not since E.T. has there been a more captivating space creature than Desi. Readers will embrace him with the comforting knowledge that such aliens are among us.

— USA Today. Robert Allen PapinchakBrand: Grove/Atlantic, Inc. Spaceman Robert Olen Butler, Author Grove/Atlantic $23 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. BEA Robert Olen. About The Book. With Mr. Spaceman, Pulitzer Prize-­winning author Robert Olen Butler has created a magical and humorous contemporary fable that captures the state of humanity at the cusp of a new millennium—as seen through the uniquely sensitive perspective of an empathic extraterrestrial.

The night before the turn of the millennium, a tour bus bound for a Louisiana. Mr. Spaceman has sprung from one of the funniest and most poignant stories in Butler's last collection, Tabloid Dreams.

In Help Me Find My Spaceman Lover, lonely Edna Bradshaw told of falling in love with Desi, an alien being, in the parking lot of an Alabama Wal-Mart. Now Butler has picked up Desi and Edna's story at a later point. Spaceman was a decent post-apocalyptic speculative fiction novel.

I hesitate to call it science fiction because it very much seemed based in the right here and now. This book felt like it could happen tomorrow, with no adjustments needed to push the tech forward or back. I think the Martian has ruined me for any astronaut stories for a while 4/5.

Spaceman Mr. Spaceman is a wonderful book - one of the best audiobooks thus far. Really unforgettable. Butler's premise for the book is clever and amusing. The narration of by the 12 earthlings gives a range of emotions and experiences. I loved them all.

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The story is set in the distant future, where humanity is at war with "Yuks", an alien life form Author: Philip K. Dick. Spaceman is the third track on The Byrds' album Fifth song was initially written by The Byrds' lead singer Roger McGuinn as a.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get mr benn spaceman book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Mike Massimino served as a NASA Astronaut from until and flew in space twice: STS on space shuttle Columbia in March and STS on space shuttle Atlantis in May – the final two Hubble Space Telescope servicing missions.

Mike became the first human to tweet from space, was the last human to work inside of Hubble, and set a /5(6). Hey an, won't you please take me along I won't do anything wrong Hey an, won't you please take me along For a ride Woke up this mornin', I was feeling quite weird Had flies in my beer, my tooth paste was smeared I opened my window, they'd written my name Said: "So long, we'll see you again".

Hey an, won't you please. This is the voice of Desi, the hero of Robert Olen Butler's novel Mr. Spaceman, who has kept a quiet vigil above the Earth for Now, on Decemhe prepares for the final phase of his mysterious mission, which begins when he beams a tour bus bound for a.

Spaceman is a very entertaining read. There are true laugh-out-loud passages that demonstrate the author's ear for humor. In this book there are also some amazing sections where Desi channels his human abductees from the present and past and their voices are so real and clear that they come off the page and into the room with the reader/5(19).

Get this from a library. Spaceman: a novel. [Robert Olen Butler] -- A spaceman orbits the Earth, gently abducting people to study humanity, then erasing the event from their memories. Problems arise when he falls in love with a beautician from Alabama.

Poignant, funny, and charming, Mr. Spaceman is filled with unexpected twists and turns, a tribute to the powers of love and understanding and the essence of what it means to be human. “Funny and humane, entertaining and touching.” —The New York TimesBrand: Grove Atlantic.

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Spaceman, who has kept a quiet vigil above the Earth for decades while studying the confusing, fascinating, and frustrating primary species of our planet, occasionally venturing to the planet's surface to hear their thoughts and experience their memories using his empathic."Mr.

Spaceman," a song about a close encounter with friendly aliens, is performed by Gonzo, Rizzo and Jimmy Buffet on the Kermit Unpigged album. The number starts with Rizzo mistaking Jimmy Buffet's name for a buffet offering food, but Gonzo corrects him.

While Gonzo and Jimmy Buffet sing the song, Rizzo goes off to investigate a door marked "Meatloaf". Before the last Date: