The Resource The year of the flood : a novel, Margaret Atwood

The year of the flood : a novel, Margaret Atwood

Label
The year of the flood : a novel
Title
The year of the flood
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The times and species have been changing at a rapid rate, and the social compact is wearing as thin as environmental stability. Adam One, the kindly leader of the God's Gardeners-a religion devoted to the melding of science and religion, as well as the preservation of all plant and animal life-has long predicted a natural disaster that will alter Earth as we know it. Now it has occurred, obliterating most human life. Two women have survived: Ren, a young trapeze dancer locked inside the high-end sex club Scales and Tails, and Toby, a God's Gardener barricaded inside a luxurious spa where many of the treatments are edible. Have others survived? Ren's bioartist friend Amanda? Zeb, her eco-fighter stepfather? Her onetime lover, Jimmy? Or the murderous Painballers, survivors of the mutual-elimination Painball prison? Not to mention the shadowy, corrupt policing force of the ruling powers. Meanwhile, gene-spliced life forms are proliferating: the lion/lamb blends, the Mo'hair sheep with human hair, the pigs with human brain tissue. As Adam One and his intrepid hemp-clad band make their way through this strange new world, Ren and Toby will have to decide on their next move. They can't stay locked away
Cataloging source
VALP
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1939-
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Atwood, Margaret
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Large print books
  • Environmental disasters
  • Regression (Civilization)
Target audience
adult
Label
The year of the flood : a novel, Margaret Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
595 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780739328507
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780739328507
Label
The year of the flood : a novel, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
595 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780739328507
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780739328507

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