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Meeks : a novel

Author: Julia Holmes
Publisher: Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press : Distributed to the trade by Consortium, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No woman will have Ben without a proper bachelor{u2019}s suit ... and the tailor refuses to make him one. Back from war with a nameless enemy, he{u2019}s just discovered that his mother is dead and that his family home has been reassigned by the state. As if that isn{u2019}t enough, he must now find a wife, or he{u2019}ll be made a civil servant and given a permanent spot in one of the city{u2019}s oppressive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Dystopias
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Holmes
ISBN: 9781931520652 1931520658
OCLC Number: 456178966
Description: 189 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Julia Holmes.

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A hapless bachelor must quickly find a wife--and a nice suit--or lose his freedom forever.  Read more...

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"A highly imaginative debut finds a stark Darwinian logic in a rigidly hierarchical society. . . . Holmes has fashioned a terrifying and utterly convincing world in which the perfect human being is Read more...

 
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