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An excess male : a novel / Maggie Shen King.

King, Maggie Shen, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sechelt/Gibsons. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Gibsons Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Gibsons Public Library FIC KING (Text) 30886001043781 Adult Fiction Hardcover Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062662552 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 406 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "A chilling dystopian tale of politics, inequality, marriage, love, and rebellion, set in a near-future China, which further explores the themes of the classic "The Handmaid's Tale" and "When She Woke." China's One Child Policy and its cultural preference for male heirs have created a society overrun by 40 million unmarriageable men. This is one such leftover man's quest for love and family under a State that seeks to glorify its past mistakes and impose order through authoritarian measures, reinvigorated Communist ideals, and social engineering."--Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Arranged marriage > Fiction.
China > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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