Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Available items only
Record 25 of 47
Previous Record Next Record
Print Material
Author Atwood, Margaret, 1939-

Title The heart goes last / Margaret Atwood.

Publication Info. New York : Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, [2015]

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Fiction  F Atwood, M.    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Fiction  F Atwood    ---  Available
Edition First American edition.
Description xii, 308 pages ; 25 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Summary "Margaret Atwood puts the human heart to the ultimate test in an utterly brilliant new novel that is as visionary as The Handmaid's Tale and as richly imagined as The Blind Assassin. Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse. Job loss has forced them to live in their car, leaving them vulnerable to roving gangs. They desperately need to turn their situation around and fast. The Positron Project in the town of Consilience seems to be the answer to their prayers. No one is unemployed and everyone gets a comfortable, clean house to live in. for six months out of the year. On alternating months, residents of Consilience must leave their homes and function as inmates in the Positron prison system. Once their month of service in the prison is completed, they can return to their "civilian" homes. At first, this doesn't seem like too much of a sacrifice to make in order to have a roof over one's head and food to eat. But when Charmaine becomes romantically involved with the man who lives in their house during the months when she and Stan are in the prison, a series of troubling events unfolds, putting Stan's life in danger. With each passing day, Positron looks less like a prayer answered and more like a chilling prophecy fulfilled"-- Provided by publisher.
Source B&T 09.2015 PARS
NBK 9/15 PPL
Subject FICTION / Science Fiction / Adventure.
FICTION / Humorous.
ISBN 9780385540353

 
    
Available items only