O-Zone

TitleO-Zone
Year for Search1986
AuthorsTheroux, Paul [Edward](b. 1941)
Date Published1986
PublisherG. P. Putnam's Sons
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Complex dystopia set in the early 21st century. The O-Zone or Outer Zone is what used to be called the Ozarks and is an area that was contaminated with nuclear waste. The novel focuses on New York City and the idle rich, known as Owners, who inhabit it in contrast with the poor, who are the overwhelming majority and are kept in check by the Owners.

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Author Note

(b. 1941)

Full Text

1986 Theroux, Paul [Edward] (b. 1941). O-Zone. A Novel. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons. PSt

Complex dystopia set in the early 21st century. The O-Zone or Outer Zone is what used to be called the Ozarks and is an area that was contaminated with nuclear waste. The novel focuses on New York City and the idle rich, known as Owners, who inhabit it in contrast with the poor, who are the overwhelming majority and are kept in check by the Owners.