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An unkindness of ghosts

Author: Rivers Solomon
Publisher: Brooklyn, New York : Akashic Books, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used to the names; she only wishes there was more truth to them. If she were truly a monster, she'd be powerful enough to tear down the walls around her until nothing remains of her world. Aster lives in the lowdeck slums of the HSS Matilda, a space vessel organized much like the antebellum South. For generations,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Novels
Dystopian fiction
Fiction
Dystopias
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rivers Solomon
ISBN: 9781617755880 1617755885
OCLC Number: 974676983
Description: 349 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Rivers Solomon.

Abstract:

"Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used to the names; she only wishes there was more truth to them. If she were truly a monster, she'd be powerful enough to tear down the walls around her until nothing remains of her world. Aster lives in the lowdeck slums of the HSS Matilda, a space vessel organized much like the antebellum South. For generations, Matilda has ferried the last of humanity to a mythical Promised Land. On its way, the ship's leaders have imposed harsh moral restrictions and deep indignities on dark-skinned sharecroppers like Aster. Embroiled in a grudge with a brutal overseer, Aster learns there may be a way to improve her lot--if she's willing to sow the seeds of civil war"--Page 4 of cover.

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