The Resource Gold fame citrus, Claire Vaye Watkins

Gold fame citrus, Claire Vaye Watkins

Label
Gold fame citrus
Title
Gold fame citrus
Statement of responsibility
Claire Vaye Watkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Unrelenting drought has transfigured Southern California into a surreal, phantasmagoric landscape. With the Central Valley barren, underground aquifer drained, and Sierra snowpack entirely depleted, most 'Mojavs,' prevented by both armed vigilantes and an indifferent bureaucracy from freely crossing borders to lusher regions, have allowed themselves to be evacuated to internment camps. In Los Angeles' Laurel Canyon, two young Mojavs-- Luz, once a poster child for the Bureau of Conservation and its enemies, and Ray, a veteran of the 'forever war' turned surfer-- squat in a starlet's abandoned mansion. Holdouts, they subsist on rationed cola and whatever they can loot, scavenge, and improvise. The couple's fragile love somehow blooms in this arid place, and for the moment, it seems enough. But when they cross paths with a mysterious child, the thirst for a better future begins. They head east, a route strewn with danger: sinkholes and patrolling authorities, bandits and the brutal, omnipresent sun. Ghosting after them are rumors of a visionary dowser, a diviner for water, and his followers, who whispers say have formed a colony at the edge of a mysterious sea of dunes."--
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Watkins, Claire Vaye
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Deserts
  • Droughts
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Dystopias
Target audience
adult
Label
Gold fame citrus, Claire Vaye Watkins
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781594634239
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015013564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 180865
  • 5534139
Label
Gold fame citrus, Claire Vaye Watkins
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781594634239
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015013564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 180865
  • 5534139

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