The Windup GirlBook - 2009 | 1st ed
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An extraordinary novel that takes place in Thailand after fossil fuels are kaput and genetic modification has led to waves of plagues. Energy, in joules or calories, is the population's obsession.
multcolib Sep 03, 2015
Here is a post-oil world where calories are the ultimate currency, global corporations wield power, and climate change is ravaging the planet. It’s a grim reality but complex characters and morally ambiguous actions make it a compelling book.
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multcolib Oct 13, 2014
This book creates an interesting world, where Thai culture and society is at the center, natural food is scarce, and calories are more valuable and coveted than anything else. - Shaolin Spocker #1701
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