Saint Joan of New York by Mark Alpert audiobook

Saint Joan of New York: A Novel about God and String Theory

By Mark Alpert
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Saint Joan of New York is a novel about a math prodigy who becomes obsessed with discovering the Theory of Everything. Joan Cooper is a seventeen-year-old genius who was traumatized by the death of her older sister and who tries to rebuild her shattered world by studying string theory and the efforts to unify the laws of physics. But as she tackles the complex equations, she falls prey to disturbing visions of a divine being who wants to help her unveil the universe’s mathematical design. Joan must enter the battle between science and religion, fighting for her sanity and a new understanding of the cosmos.

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Summary

Summary

Saint Joan of New York is a novel about a math prodigy who becomes obsessed with discovering the Theory of Everything.

Joan Cooper is a seventeen-year-old genius who was traumatized by the death of her older sister and who tries to rebuild her shattered world by studying string theory and the efforts to unify the laws of physics. But as she tackles the complex equations, she falls prey to disturbing visions of a divine being who wants to help her unveil the universe’s mathematical design. Joan must enter the battle between science and religion, fighting for her sanity and a new understanding of the cosmos.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Questions of principle, power, and possibility keep this look at our modern, hardwired existence fresh and fascinating.” Booklist (starred review) on The Six

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Author

Author Bio: Mark Alpert

Author Bio: Mark Alpert

Mark Alpert is a former editor at Scientific American and an internationally bestselling author of science-fiction thrillers. His first novel, Final Theory, was published in twenty-four languages, condensed in Reader’s Digest, and optioned for film. He specializes in writing thrillers that explain scientific advances such as gene editing, brain-computer interfaces, self-replicating machines, and cyborg insects.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 12.54
Audience: Adult
Language: English