The power

The power : a novel

Alderman, Naomi, author.

New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.

386 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.

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When a new force takes hold of the world, people from different areas of life are forced to cross paths in an alternate reality that gives women and teenage girls immense physical power that can cause pain and death.

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ISBN:

978-0-316-54761-1 (hardcover)

ISBN:

978-0-316-54761-1 (hardcover)

LC Call No:

PR6101.L43 P69 2017

Dewey Class No:

823/.92 23

Author:

Alderman, Naomi, author.

Title:

The power : a novel / Naomi Alderman.

Edition:

First North American edition.

Physical:

386 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.

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Notes:

"Originally published in Great Britain by Viking, October 2016." -- Title page verso.

Summary:

When a new force takes hold of the world, people from different areas of life are forced to cross paths in an alternate reality that gives women and teenage girls immense physical power that can cause pain and death.

Summary:

A rich Nigerian boy; a foster kid whose religious parents hide their true nature; an ambitious American politician; a tough London girl from a tricky family. When a vital new force takes root and flourishes, their lives converge with devastating effect. Teenage girls and women now have immense physical power-- they can cause agonizing pain and even death. And everything changes.

Awards Note:

Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction winner.

Subject:

Women--Fiction.

Subject:

Teenage girls--Fiction.

Subject:

Muscle strength--Women--Fiction.

Subject:

Sex role--Fiction.

Subject:

Social role--Fiction.

Subject:

Sex role--Fiction.

Subject:

FICTION / Dystopian.

Subject:

FICTION / Coming of Age.

Subject:

FICTION / Science Fiction / Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic.

Subject:

Bildungsromans.

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