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Oryx and Crake

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Description: Amazon.com Review In Oryx and Crake, a science fiction novel that is more Swift than Heinlein, more cautionary tale than "fictional science" (no flying cars here), Margaret Atwood depicts a near-future world that turns from the merely horrible to the horrific, from a fool's paradise to a bio-wasteland. Snowman (a man once known as Jimmy) sleeps in a tree and just might be the only human left on our devastated planet. He is not entirely alone, however, as he considers himself the shepherd of a group of experimental, human-like creatures called the Children of Crake. As he scavenges and tends to his insect bites, Snowman ... (more)
Manufacturer: Anchor
Release date: 1 May 2004
ISBN-10 : 0385721676 | ISBN-13: 9780385721677
Tags: Fiction (6), Dystopia (4), Genetic Engineering (3), Sci-fi (2), SFF (2), Dystopic (2), Library (2), Made Booker Shortlist (2), Canadian (2), Canadian Lit. (2), Swap Shelf (2), HC (2), V (2), Sort (2), 12/08 (1), Science (1), 2000s (1), Science Fiction (1), Post-apocalypse (1), Coming-of-age (1)
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