The Resource Dreams before the start of time, Anne Charnock

Dreams before the start of time, Anne Charnock

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Dreams before the start of time
Title
Dreams before the start of time
Statement of responsibility
Anne Charnock
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Author
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
In a near-future London, Millie Dack places her hand on her belly to feel her baby kick, resolute in her decision to be a single parent. Across town, her closest friend a hungover Toni Munroe steps into the shower and places her hand on a medic console. The diagnosis is devastating. In this stunning, bittersweet family saga, Millie and Toni experience the aftershocks of human progress as their children and grandchildren embrace new ways of making babies. When infertility is a thing of the past, a man can create a child without a woman, a woman can create a child without a man, and artificial wombs eliminate the struggles of pregnancy. But what does it mean to be a parent? A child? A family? Through a series of interconnected vignettes that spans five generations and three continents, this emotionally taut story explores the anxieties that arise when the science of fertility claims to deliver all the answers
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Character
Award
Arthur C. Clarke Award, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10565122
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Charnock, Anne
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reproductive technology
  • Genetic engineering
  • Families
  • Child rearing
Label
Dreams before the start of time, Anne Charnock
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9781503934726
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Dreams before the start of time, Anne Charnock
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9781503934726
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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