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Oryx and Crake

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: New York : N.A. Talese/Doubleday, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jimmy, perhaps the last living human unaltered by science, struggles for survival in a post-apocalyptic world as he tries to make sense of how everything went wrong, morns the loss of his beloved Oryx ... considers the role of his genius friend Crake who had been working a formula for immortality at the RejoovenEsenseCompound."
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Fiction
Science fiction
Love stories
Dystopias
Dystopian fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0385503857 9780385503853 0385721676 9780385721677
OCLC Number: 317413398
Notes: Published also by Anchor Books.
Awards: Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 2003
Short-listed for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2003
Description: 376 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Mango --
Flotsam --
Voice --
Bonfire --
OrganInc Farms --
Lunch --
Nooners --
Downspur --
Rakunk --
Hammer --
Crake --
Brainfrizz --
HottTotts --
Toast --
Fish --
Bottle --
Oryx --
Birdcall --
Rose --
Pixieland Jazz --
Sveltana --
Purring --
Blue --
So yummie --
Happicuppa --
Applied rhetoric --
Asperger's U. --
Volvogs --
Hypothetical --
Extinctathon --
Hike --
RejoovenEssense --
Twister --
Vulturizing --
Anno Yoo --
Garage --
Gripless --
Pigeons --
Radio --
Rampart --
Pleebcrawl --
BlyssPluss --
MaddAddam --
Paradise --
Crake in love --
akeout --
Airlock --
Bubble --
Scribble --
Remnant --
Idol --
Sermon --
Footprint.
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Snowman's sleeping in a tree, wearing a dirty old bedsheet, mourning the loss of his beautiful and beloved Oryx and his best friend Crake, and slowly starving to death. Earlier, his life was one of  Read more...

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