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When she woke

Author: Hillary Jordan
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the future, abortion has become a crime as a series of events threatens the existence of the United States. One woman wakes up to discover that her skin color has been changed to red as punishment for having the procedure done. Now she must embark on a dangerous journey in order to find refuge from a hostile and threatening society.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Dystopias
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hillary Jordan
ISBN: 9780007461745 0007461747 9780007456710 0007456719
OCLC Number: 769544849
Description: 344 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: In the future, abortion has become a crime as a series of events threatens the existence of the United States. Hannah Payne wakes up to discover that her skin color has been changed to red as punishment for having the procedure done. Chromes --
criminals with genetically altered skin colour --
are no longer imprisoned but released into society, forced to survive in a hostile and threatening society. Hannah embarks on a journey of self-discovery that causes her to question her values and to risk everything to protect the man she loves.
Responsibility: Hillary Jordan.

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When she woke, she was red. Not flushed, not sunburned, but the solid, declarative red of a stop sign. An enthralling and chilling novel from the author of MUDBOUND, for fans of THE  Read more...

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'Hillary Jordan channels Nathaniel Hawthorne by way of Margaret Atwood in this fast-paced, dystopian thriller. Unputdownable' Valerie Martin, author of The Confessions of Edward Day 'Not only one of Read more...

 
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