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Author Benjamin, Chloe
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The instantNew York Timesbestseller and cele
ated family love story heralded as "perfect for fans of Celeste Ng and Donna Tartt" (People).<
>If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life?<
>It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die. The Gold children--four adolescents on the cusp of self-awareness--sneak out to hear their fortunes.<
>The prophecies inform their next five decades. Golden boy Simon escapes to the West Coast, searching for love in '80s San Francisco; dreamy Klara becomes a Las Vegas magician obsessed with blurring reality and fantasy; eldest son Daniel struggles to maintain security as an army doctor post-9/11; and bookish Varya throws herself into longevity research, where she tests the boundary between science and immortality.<
>Both a dazzling family love story and a sweeping novel of remarkable ambition and depth,The Immortalistsprobes the line between destiny and choice, reality and illusion, this world and the next. It is a deeply moving testament to the power of story, the nature of belief, and the unrelenting pull of familial bonds.