The Resource Blue ticket : a novel, Sophie Mackintosh

Blue ticket : a novel, Sophie Mackintosh

Label
Blue ticket : a novel
Title
Blue ticket
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sophie Mackintosh
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Calla knows how the lottery works. Everyone does. On the day of your first bleed, you report to the station to learn what kind of woman you will be. A white ticket grants you marriage and children. A blue ticket grants you a career and freedom. You are relieved of the terrible burden of choice. And once you've taken your ticket, there is no going back. But what if the life you're given is the wrong one? When Calla, a blue ticket woman, begins to question her fate, she must go on the run. But her survival will be dependent on the very qualities the lottery has taught her to question in herself and on the other women the system has pitted against her. Pregnant and desperate, Calla must contend with whether or not the lottery knows her better than she knows herself and what that might mean for her child. An urgent inquiry into free will, social expectation, and the fraught space of motherhood, Blue Ticket is electrifying in its raw evocation and desire and riveting in its undeniable familiarity
Cataloging source
VALP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mackintosh, Sophie
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Misogyny
  • Lotteries
  • Women
  • Choice (Psychology)
  • Women
  • Fate and fatalism
  • Patriarchy
  • Motherhood
  • Social role
Target audience
adult
Label
Blue ticket : a novel, Sophie Mackintosh
Instantiates
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.
Control code
000067207960
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
428 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780593214800
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Blue ticket : a novel, Sophie Mackintosh
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.
Control code
000067207960
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
428 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780593214800
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print

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