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Oryx and Crake

Author: Margaret Eleanor Atwood
Publisher: New York, New York : Random House, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2003 First edition HardcoverView all editions and formats
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As the story opens, the narrator, who calls himself Snowman, is sleeping in a tree, wearing a dirty old bed sheet, mourning the loss of his beautiful and beloved Oryx and his best friend Crake, and slowly starving to death. In a world in which science-based corporations have recently taken mankind on an uncontrolled genetic-engineering ride, he now searches for supplies in a wasteland.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Eleanor Atwood
ISBN: 0385503857 9780385503853 0385721676 9780385721677
OCLC Number: 779600785
Description: 383
Responsibility: by Margaret Eleanor Atwood.

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As the story opens, the narrator, who calls himself Snowman, is sleeping in a tree, wearing a dirty old bed sheet, mourning the loss of his beautiful and beloved Oryx and his best friend Crake, and slowly starving to death. In a world in which science-based corporations have recently taken mankind on an uncontrolled genetic-engineering ride, he now searches for supplies in a wasteland.

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