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The Resource Afterland

Afterland

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Afterland
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Afterland
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Children of Men meets The Handmaid's Tale in this thriller about how far a mother will go to protect her son from a hostile world transformed by the absence of men."Most of the men are dead. Three years after the pandemic known as The Manfall, governments still hold and life continues—but a world run by women isn't always a better place."Twelve-year-old Miles is one of the last boys alive, and his mother, Cole, will protect him at all costs. On the run after a horrific act of violence-and pursued by Cole's own ruthless sister, Billie—all Cole wants is to raise her kid somewhere he won't be preyed on as a reproductive resource or a sex object or a stand-in son. Someplace like home.To get there, Cole and Miles must journey across a changed America in disguise as mother and daughter. From a military base in Seattle to a luxury bunker, from an anarchist commune in Salt Lake City to a roaming cult that's all too ready to see Miles as the answer to their prayers, the two race to stay ahead at every step—even as Billie and her sinister crew draw closer.A sharply feminist, high-stakes thriller from award-winning author Lauren Beukes, Afterland brilliantly blends psychological suspense, American noir, and science fiction into an adventure all its own—and perfect for our times
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  • Thriller
  • Mystery
  • Fiction
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Afterland
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9781549187933
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Label
Afterland
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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unknown
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not applicable
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electronic
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9781549187933
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  • remote
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