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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Criminals,
  • Environmentalists,
  • Dystopias,
  • Environmental disasters,
  • Kidnapping,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Fiction,
  • Survival

Book details:

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The great geoengineering projects have failed. The world is still warming, sea levels are still rising, and the Antarctic Peninsula is home to Earth"s newest nation, with life quickened by ecopoets spreading across valleys and fjords exposed by the retreat of the ice. Austral Morales Ferrado, a child of the last generation of ecopoets, is a husky: an edited person adapted to the unforgiving climate of the far south, feared and despised by most of its population. She"s been a convict, a corrections officer in a labour camp, and consort to a criminal, and now, out of desperation, she has committed the kidnapping of the century. But before she can collect the ransom and make a new life elsewhere, she must find a place of safety amongst the peninsula"s forests and icy plateaus, and evade a criminal gang that has its own plans for the teenage girl she"s taken hostage.

Edition Notes

StatementPaul McAuley
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6063.C29 A93 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination276 pages
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26973955M
ISBN 101473217326
ISBN 109781473217324
OCLC/WorldCa1056245345

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