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An unkindness of ghosts / Rivers Solomon.

An unkindness of ghosts

Solomon, Rivers, author. (Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Science Fiction Solomon (Text) 31307023121835 Fiction Checked out 02/27/2019
Seymour Science Fiction Solomon (Text) 31307023121827 Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781617755880
  • ISBN: 1617755885
  • Physical Description: 349 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, USA : Akashic Books, [2017]

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Summary, etc.: "Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used to the names; she only wishes there was more truth to them. If she were truly a monster, she'd be powerful enough to tear down the walls around her until nothing remains of her world. Aster lives in the lowdeck slums of the HSS Matilda, a space vessel organized much like the antebellum South. For generations, Matilda has ferried the last of humanity to a mythical Promised Land. On its way, the ship's leaders have imposed harsh moral restrictions and deep indignities on dark-skinned sharecroppers like Aster. Embroiled in a grudge with a brutal overseer, Aster learns there may be a way to improve her lot--if she's willing to sow the seeds of civil war"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject: Slavery > Fiction.
Racism > Fiction.
Equality > Fiction.
Interplanetary voyages > Fiction.
Government, Resistance to > Fiction.

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