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The Resource Oryx and Crake : a novel, Margaret Atwood

Oryx and Crake : a novel, Margaret Atwood

Label
Oryx and Crake : a novel
Title
Oryx and Crake
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Title variation
Oryx & Crake
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The narrator of Atwood's riveting novel calls himself Snowman. When the story opens, he is sleeping in a tree, wearing an old bedsheet, mourning the loss of his beloved Oryx and his best friend Crake, and slowly starving to death. He searches for supplies in a wasteland where insects proliferate and pigoons and wolvogs ravage the pleeblands, where ordinary people once lived, and the Compounds that sheltered the extraordinary. As he tries to piece together what has taken place, the narrative shifts to decades earlier. How did everything fall apart so quickly? Why is he left with nothing but his haunting memories? Alone except for the green-eyed Children of Crake, who think of him as a kind of monster, he explores the answers to these questions in the double journey he takes - into his own past, and back to Crake's high-tech bubble-dome, where the Paradice Project unfolded and the world came to grief
Member of
Summary
A novel of the future explores a world that has been devastated by ecological and scientific disasters
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
010348
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atwood, Margaret
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.A8
LC item number
O7 2003
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
MaddAddam trilogy
Series volume
Book 1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Genetic engineering
  • New York (State)
  • Male friendship
Target audience
adult
Label
Oryx and Crake : a novel, Margaret Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Book 1 of the MaddAddam Trilogy (series numeration from NoveList)
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
18178443
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition in the United States of America.
Extent
376 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780385503853
Lccn
2002073290
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Oryx and Crake : a novel, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Copyright
Note
Book 1 of the MaddAddam Trilogy (series numeration from NoveList)
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
18178443
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition in the United States of America.
Extent
376 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780385503853
Lccn
2002073290
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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