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Oryx and Crake

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: London : Virago, 2013. ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pigs might not fly but they are strangely altered. So, for that matter, are wolves and racoons. A man, once named Jimmy, lives in a tree, wrapped in old bedsheets, now calls himself Snowman. The voice of Oryx, the woman he loved, teasingly haunts him. And the green-eyed Children of Crake are, for some reason, his responsibility.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 9780349004068 0349004064
OCLC Number: 858684337
Awards: Shortlisted for the Orange and the Man Booker prizes.
Description: 436 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood.

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The outrageous imagination of Margaret Atwood has never been better. Dark, witty, scary and very credible, this is a mystery, an adventure story, a page-turner and a brilliant novel. Shortlisted for  Read more...

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