Memento Nora

TitleMemento Nora
Year for Search2011
AuthorsSmibert, Angie
Date Published2011
PublisherMarshall Cavendish
Place PublishedTarrytown, NY
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Young adult dystopia in which bad memories can be erased by going to a Therapeutic Forgetting Center and taking a pill designed to eliminate a specific memory. A young woman chooses not to have a memory erased, and she and others who have made the same choice publish a book of memories. They are then threatened with having all their memories erased. The first volume in a series. The second volume, The Forgetting Curve. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2012, is a standard middle volume, with things getting worse. The final volume is The Meme Plague. Las Vegas, NV: Skyscape, 2013, and in it people fight back against the dystopia, but it is not clear at the end if they have won or not. 

Additional Publishers

Originated with “Momento Nora.” Odyssey (Peterborough, NH) 17.5 (May-June 2008): 19-21.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Female author.

Full Text

2011 Smibert, Angie. Memento Nora. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish. Originated with “Momento Nora.” Odyssey (Peterborough, NH) 17.5 (May-June 2008): 19-21. PSt

Young adult dystopia in which bad memories can be erased by going to a Therapeutic Forgetting Center and taking a pill designed to eliminate a specific memory. A young woman chooses not to have a memory erased, and she and others who have made the same choice publish a book of memories. They are then threatened with having all their memories erased. The first volume in a series. The second volume, The Forgetting Curve. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2012, is a standard middle volume, with things getting worse. The final volume is The Meme Plague. Las Vegas, NV: Skyscape, 2013, and in it people fight back against the dystopia, but it is not clear at the end if they have won or not. Female author.