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The Resource Future home of the living god : a novel, Louise Erdrich

Future home of the living god : a novel, Louise Erdrich

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Future home of the living god : a novel
Title
Future home of the living god
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Louise Erdrich
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Evolution has reversed itself: woman after woman gives birth to infants that appear to be primitive species of humans. For Cedar Hawk Songmaker, this change is profound and deeply personal: she is four months pregnant. As society begins to disintegrate, Cedar first feels compelled to find her birth mother, Mary Potts, an Ojibwe living on the reservation. There are rumors of martial law, and rewards for those who turn pregnant women in. It will take all Cedar has to keep her baby safe
Summary
Future Home of the Living God explores the possibility of evolution reversing and is told from the perspective of a pregnant woman who is writing a journal to her unborn child. Along the way we meet her adoptive parents, her birth mother, and she reports on society unraveling and detaining pregnant women. Erdrich provides compelling characters and a strong storyline about a near future in this piece of innovative dystopian fiction. -- Ian Stade for LibraryReads
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Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10578947
Cataloging source
MDB
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
820
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Future home of the living god : a novel, Louise Erdrich
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
269 pages
Isbn
9780062694058
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
bl2017037751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Future home of the living god : a novel, Louise Erdrich
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
269 pages
Isbn
9780062694058
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
bl2017037751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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