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Oryx and Crake : a novel

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
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A novel of the future explores a world that has been devastated by ecological and scientific disasters.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Love stories
Dystopias
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 9780385721677 0385721676
OCLC Number: 449294209
Description: 389 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Mango --
Flotsam --
Voice --
Bonfire --
OrganInc farms --
Lunch --
Nooners --
Downpour --
Rakunk --
Hammer --
Crake --
Brainfrizz --
HottTotts --
Toast --
Fish --
Bottle --
Oryx --
Birdcall --
Roses --
Pixieland jazz --
Sveltana --
Purring --
Blue --
SoYummie --
Happicuppa --
Applied rhetoric --
Asperger's U. --
Wolvogs --
Hypothetical --
Extinctathon --
Hike --
RejoovenEsense --
Twister --
Vulturizing --
AnooYoo --
Garage --
Gripless --
Pigoons --
Radio --
Rampart --
Pleebcrawl --
BlyssPluss --
MaddAddam --
Parardice --
Crake in love --
Takeout --
Airlock --
Bubble --
Scribble --
Remnant --
Idol --
Sermon --
Footprint.
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood.

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A novel of the future explores a world that has been devastated by ecological and scientific disasters.

"Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, Crake, and the beautiful and elusive Oryx whom they both loved. In search of answers, Snowman embarks on a journey--with the help of the green-eyed Children of Crake--through the lush wilderness that was so recently a great city, until powerful corporations took mankind on an uncontrolled genetic engineering ride. Margaret Atwood projects us into a near future that is both all too familiar and beyond our imagining."--Back cover.

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