“Are You Sannata3159?”

Title“Are You Sannata3159?”
Year for Search2010
AuthorsSingh, Vandana (b. 1950)
Secondary AuthorsCrowther, Peter (b. 1949), and Gevers, Nick
Secondary TitlePostscripts #22/23: The Company He Keeps
Pagination276-93
Date Published2010
PublisherPS Publishing
Place PublishedHornsey, Eng
KeywordsFemale author, Indian author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia set in a future India with an extreme division by the rich and the poor in which the rich live in beautiful cities built on top of the areas in which the poor live. The establishment of a slaughterhouse brings well-paying jobs and hope, but the workers are all given a drug that keeps them from realizing the humans are part of the meat being processed. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in her Ambiguity Machines & Other Stories (Easthampton, MA: Small Beer Press, 2018), 123-44

Illustration

Illus. Jill

Holding Institutions

L, Public

Author Note

Indian female author who holds a doctorate in physics and teaches physics at Framingham State University in Massachusetts.

Full Text

2010 Singh, Vandana. “Are You Sannata3159?” Illus. Jill. Postscripts #22/23: The Company He Keeps. Ed. Peter Crowther (b. 1949) and Nick Gevers (Hornsey, Eng.: PS Publishing, 2010), 276-93. Rpt. in her Ambiguity Machines & Other Stories (Easthampton, MA: Small Beer Press, 2018), 123-44. L, Public

Dystopia set in a future India with an extreme division by the rich and the poor in which the rich live in beautiful cities built on top of the areas in which the poor live. The establishment of a slaughterhouse brings well-paying jobs and hope, but the workers are all given a drug that keeps them from realizing the humans are part of the meat being processed. Indian female author who holds a doctorate in physics and teaches physics at Framingham State University in Massachusetts.