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Oryx and Crake
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER The first volume in the internationally acclaimed MaddAddam trilogy is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the futurefrom the bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale and The Testaments
Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, Crake, and the beautiful and elusive Oryx whom they both loved. In search of answers, Snowman embarks on a journeywith the help of the green-eyed Children of Crakethrough the lush wilderness that was so recently a great city, until powerful corporations took mankind on an uncontrolled genetic engineering ride. Margaret Atwood projects us into a near future that is both all too familiar and beyond our imagining.
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OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen
Edition:
Unabridged
Street Date:
08/07/2007
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781415945384
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Margaret Atwood. (2007). Oryx and Crake. Unabridged Books on Tape.

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Margaret Atwood. 2007. Oryx and Crake. Books on Tape.

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Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake. Books on Tape, 2007.

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Margaret Atwood. Oryx and Crake. Unabridged Books on Tape, 2007.

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