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The pesthouse : a novel

Author: Jim Crace
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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Once the safest, most prosperous places on earth, the United States has become sparsely populated and chaotically unstable. Across the country, families travel toward the one hope left: passage on a ship to Europe. As Franklin Lopez makes his way towards the ocean, he finds Margaret, a sick woman shunned to die in isolation. Tentatively, the two join forces, heading towards their future.--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Crace
ISBN: 9780307278951 0307278956
OCLC Number: 745061840
Description: 255 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jim Crace.

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Once the safest, most prosperous places on earth, the United States has become sparsely populated and chaotically unstable. Across the country, families travel toward the one hope left: passage on a ship to Europe. As Franklin Lopez makes his way towards the ocean, he finds Margaret, a sick woman shunned to die in isolation. Tentatively, the two join forces, heading towards their future.--From publisher description.

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