Useless Things

CD - unabridged
(1 CD)
Product Number: CDS217
Released: Oct 01, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471217555
Narrator(s): Therese Plummer
Publisher: W F Howes
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Description

“I scoop the doll off the floor. I make reborns. Dolls that look like newborn infants. The point is to make them look almost, but not quite real.” An affecting tale of the struggle to retain one’s humanity in the face of societal breakdown. With the population sliding toward unemployment, homelessness, and desperation, one woman ekes out a living fashioning “reborns” for clients of a particular taste.

Author(s): Maureen F. McHugh
Original Publish Date: Oct 01, 2012

Professional reviews

"‘It's the ordinary and everyday that we should be afraid of, not the prospect of big explosions and world-ending catastrophes. This is a pro stretching a genre to its limits; subverting, inverting, perverting, disturbing.’ LOS ANGELES MAGAZINE Maureen F. McHugh’s After the Apocalypse was named a Publishers Weekly Top 10 Best Book of the Year. ‘The end of the world as we know it will never be the same again’ SALON"

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