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The book of Joan : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch

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The book of Joan : a novel
Title
The book of Joan
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lidia Yuknavitch
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the near future, world wars have transformed the earth into a battleground. Fleeing the unending violence and the planet's now-radioactive surface, humans have regrouped to a mysterious platform known as CIEL, hovering over their erstwhile home. The changed world has turned evolution on its head: the surviving humans have become sexless, hairless, pale-white creatures floating in isolation, inscribing stories upon their skin. Out of the ranks of the endless wars rises Jean de Men, a charismatic and bloodthirsty cult leader who turns CIEL into a quasi-corporate police state. A group of rebels unite to dismantle his iron rule--galvanized by the heroic song of Joan, a child-warrior who possesses a mysterious force that lives within her and communes with the earth. When de Men and his armies turn Joan into a martyr, the consequences are astonishing. And no one--not the rebels, Jean de Men, or even Joan herself--can foresee the way her story and unique gift will forge the destiny of an entire world for generations.
Assigning source
back cover
Cataloging source
YDX
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Yuknavitch, Lidia
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dystopias
  • Women heroes
  • Dystopias
  • Women heroes
Label
The book of Joan : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn995321602
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
266 pages
Isbn
9780062383280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)995321602
Label
The book of Joan : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn995321602
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
266 pages
Isbn
9780062383280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)995321602

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