The Book of Joan. A Novel

TitleThe Book of Joan. A Novel
Year for Search2017
AuthorsYuknavitch, Lidia (b. 1963)
Date Published2017
PublisherHarper
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Complex dystopia set in 2049 where Earth is experiencing the results of climate change and constant war over dwindling resources. Circling Earth is a space station inhabited by some who have escaped from Earth where everyone must die at 50. The society is itself a dystopia ruled by a man who claims to have defeated a child-heretic named Joan, and much of the novel is the story of Joan. 

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(b. 1963)

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2017 Yuknavitch, Lidia (b. 1963). The Book of Joan. A Novel. New York: Harper. PSt

Complex dystopia set in 2049 where Earth is experiencing the results of climate change and constant war over dwindling resources. Circling Earth is a space station inhabited by some who have escaped from Earth where everyone must die at 50. The society is itself a dystopia ruled by a man who claims to have defeated a child-heretic named Joan, and much of the novel is the story of Joan. Female author.