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The first century after Beatrice

Author: Amin Maalouf; Dorothy S Blair
Publisher: New York : George Braziller, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 21st Century, a drug that guarantees the birth of boys--originally developed to reduce Third World populations--leads to a worldwide shortage of women. The result is an explosion of male violence, wars, and the sale of women on the black market. The narrator is a French entomologist trying to eradicate the drug.
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Genre/Form: Allegories
Fiction
Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maalouf, Amin.
First century after Beatrice.
New York : George Braziller, 1995
(OCoLC)756438433
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amin Maalouf; Dorothy S Blair
ISBN: 0807613738 9780807613733 0807613428 9780807613429
OCLC Number: 32745634
Description: 192 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Premier siècle après Béatrice.
Responsibility: Amin Maalouf ; translated by Dorothy S. Blair.

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In the 21st Century, a drug that guarantees the birth of boys--originally developed to reduce Third World populations--leads to a worldwide shortage of women. The result is an explosion of male violence, wars, and the sale of women on the black market. The narrator is a French entomologist trying to eradicate the drug.

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