The Resisters. A Novel

TitleThe Resisters. A Novel
Year for Search2020
AuthorsJen, Gish(b. 1955)
Pagination303 pp.
Date Published2020
PublisherAlfred A. Knopf
Place PublishedNew York
ISBN Number9780525657217
KeywordsChinese American, Female author, US author
Annotation

The novel is set in a surveilled future with much of the U.S. underwater and the population is divided between the privileged “Netted” who live on land and the “Surplus” on live in the swamps or on the water. See also 2020 Jen, “Tell Me Everything,” which is also about a surveilled future.

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Author Note

The Chinese American female author’s (b. 1955) birth name was Lilian Jen.

Full Text

2020 Jen, Gish (b. 1955). The Resisters. A Novel. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Public

The novel is set in a surveilled future with much of the U.S. underwater and the population is divided between the privileged “Netted” who live on land and the “Surplus” on live in the swamps or on the water. See also 2020 Jen, “Tell Me Everything,” which is also about a surveilled future. The Chinese American female author’s birth name was Lilian Jen.