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The book of Flora  Cover Image Book Book

The book of Flora

Elison, Meg (author.).

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  • ISBN: 1542042097
  • ISBN: 9781542042093
  • ISBN: 1542042097
  • ISBN: 9781542042093
  • ISBN: 1542042097
  • ISBN: 9781542042093
  • Physical Description: 324 pages ; 21 cm.
    print
  • Publisher: Seattle : 47North, [2019]

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Summary, etc.: In the wake of the apocalypse, Flora has come of age in a highly gendered post-plague society where females have become a precious, coveted, hunted, and endangered commodity. But Flora does not participate in the economy that trades in bodies. An anathema in a world that prizes procreation above all else, she is an outsider everywhere she goes, including the thriving all-female city of Shy. Now navigating a blighted landscape, Flora, her friends, and a sullen young slave she adopts as her own child leave their oppressive pasts behind to find their place in the world. They seek refuge aboard a ship where gender is fluid, where the dynamic is uneasy, and where rumors flow of a bold new reproductive strategy. When the promise of a miraculous hope for humanity's future tears Flora's makeshift family asunder, she must choose: protect the safe haven she's built or risk everything to defy oppression, whatever its provenance.
Subject: Women Social conditions Fiction
Gender nonconformity Fiction
Gender-nonconforming people Fiction
Space ships Fiction
Genre: Dystopian fiction.
Science fiction.
Dystopias.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Silas Bronson Library.

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Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury FANT FIC ELISON, M (Text) 34005145464433 Adult Fantasy Available -

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