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The Heart Goes Last|Margaret Atwood
The Heart Goes Last
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From the bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale and The Testaments--in the gated community of Consilience, residents who sign a contract will get a job and a lovely house for six months of the year...if they serve as inmates in the Positron prison system for the alternate months. "Captivating...thrilling." --The New York Times Book Review Stan and Charmaine, a young urban couple, have been hit by job loss and bankruptcy in the midst of nationwide economic collapse. Forced to live in their third-hand Honda, where they are vulnerable to roving gangs, they think the gated community of Consilience may be the answer to their prayers. At first, this seems worth it: they will have a roof over their heads and food on the table. But when a series of troubling events unfolds, Positron begins to look less like a prayer answered and more like a chilling prophecy fulfilled. The Heart Goes Last is a vivid, urgent vision of development and decay, freedom and surveillance, struggle and hope--and the timeless workings of the human heart.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781101912362
  • ISBN-10: 1101912367
  • Publisher: Anchor Books
  • Publish Date: August 2016
  • Dimensions: 7.8 x 5.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds
  • Page Count: 400

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