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Oryx and Crake : a novel / Margaret Atwood.

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  • 46 of 49 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch FIC ATWOOD ORY (Text) 34207000928649 Adult Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385503853
  • ISBN: 0385503857
  • Physical Description: 376 pages (hardcover) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Edition in the United States of America.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Nan A. Talese / Doubleday, [2003]

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General Note:
Book 1 of the MaddAddam trilogy (series numeration from Goodreads.com).
Summary, etc.:
The narrator of Atwood's riveting novel calls himself Snowman. When the story opens, he is sleeping in a tree, wearing an old bedsheet, mourning the loss of his beloved Oryx and his best friend Crake, and slowly starving to death. He searches for supplies in a wasteland where insects proliferate and pigoons and wolvogs ravage the pleeblands, where ordinary people once lived, and the Compounds that sheltered the extraordinary. As he tries to piece together what has taken place, the narrative shifts to decades earlier. How did everything fall apart so quickly? Why is he left with nothing but his haunting memories? Alone except for the green-eyed Children of Crake, who think of him as a kind of monster, he explores the answers to these questions in the double journey he takes - into his own past, and back to Crake's high-tech bubble-dome, where the Paradice Project unfolded and the world came to grief.
Subject: Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Fiction.
Genetic engineering > Fiction.
New York (State) > Fiction.
Male friendship > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.
Love stories.
Dystopian fiction.

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