A Journal Of The Flood Year [NOOK Book]

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In a near-future, half-flooded world governed by technobureaucracy and ultraconformity, where human contact is abhorrent and passion unheard of, William Fowke already has a reputation as a trouble-maker. And now he insists that the Wall - the engineering marvel that keeps what remains of America's East Coast from being inundated by the Atlantic Ocean - is leaking. Convicted of sedition and 'excluded', Fowke begins a horrific, thrilling odyssey through a nether world of gulags. With the exception of agent Julia ...
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A Journal Of The Flood Year

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Overview

In a near-future, half-flooded world governed by technobureaucracy and ultraconformity, where human contact is abhorrent and passion unheard of, William Fowke already has a reputation as a trouble-maker. And now he insists that the Wall - the engineering marvel that keeps what remains of America's East Coast from being inundated by the Atlantic Ocean - is leaking. Convicted of sedition and 'excluded', Fowke begins a horrific, thrilling odyssey through a nether world of gulags. With the exception of agent Julia Keller, who arrested him, everyone is hostile, including his former bosses and fellow prisoners, leaving Fowke excluded even by the excluded. And desperate to get back to his threatened Wall to sound the alarm ...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781846275753
  • Publisher: Granta Books
  • Publication date: 3/6/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 316 KB

Meet the Author

David Ely is the author of several novels, including Seconds (which was made into a movie starring Rock Hudson), and two acclaimed short story collections.His writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Playboy and Kenyon Review.
David Ely is the author of several novels, including Seconds (which was made into a movie starring Rock Hudson), and two acclaimed short story collections. His writing has appeared in the Atlantic, Playboy and Kenyon Review.
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