The Resource The moon and the other, John Kessel, (electronic resource)

The moon and the other, John Kessel, (electronic resource)

Label
The moon and the other
Title
The moon and the other
Statement of responsibility
John Kessel
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "John Kessel, one of the most visionary writers in the field, has created a rich matriarchal utopia, set in the near future on the moon, a society that is flawed by love and sex, and on the brink of a destructive civil war. In the middle of the twenty-second century, over three million people live in underground cities below the moon's surface. One city-state, the Society of Cousins, is matriarchy, where men are supported in any career choice, and can have all the sex they want, but no right to vote--and tensions are beginning to flare as outside political intrigues increase. After participating in a rebellion that caused his mother's death, Erno has been exiled from the Society of Cousins. Now, he is living in the Society's rival colony, Persepolis, when he meets and marries Amestris, the defiant daughter of the richest man on the moon. Mira, a rebellious loner in the Society, creates graffiti videos that challenge the Society's political domination. She is hopelessly in love with Carey, the exemplar of male privilege. An Olympic champion in low-gravity martial arts and known as the most popular bedmate in the Society, Carey's more suited to being a boyfriend than a parent, even as he tries to gain custody of his teenage son. When the Organization of Lunar States sends a team to investigate the condition of men in the Society, Erno sees an opportunity to get rich, Amestris senses an opportunity to escape from her family, Mira has a chance for social change, and Carey can finally become independent of the matriarchy that considers him a perpetual adolescent. But when Society secrets are revealed, the first moon war erupts, and everyone must decide what is truly worth fighting for"--
  • "In the middle of the twenty-second century, over three million people live in underground cities below the moon's surface. One city-state, the Society of Cousins, is matriarchy, where men are supported in any career choice, and can have all the sex they want, but no right to vote--and tensions are beginning to flare as outside political intrigues increase. After participating in a rebellion that caused his mother's death, Erno has been exiled from the Society of Cousins. Now, he is living in the Society's rival colony, Persepolis, when he meets and marries Amestris, the defiant daughter of the richest man on the moon. Mira, a rebellious loner in the Society, creates graffiti videos that challenge the Society's political domination. She is hopelessly in love with Carey, the exemplar of male privilege. An Olympic champion in low-gravity martial arts and known as the most popular bedmate in the Society, Carey's more suited to being a boyfriend than a parent, even as he tries to gain custody of his teenage son. When the Organization of Lunar States sends a team to investigate the condition of men in the Society, Erno sees an opportunity to get rich, Amestris senses an opportunity to escape from her family, Mira has a chance for social change, and Carey can finally become independent of the matriarchy that considers him a perpetual adolescent. But when Society secrets are revealed, the first moon war erupts, and everyone must decide what is truly worth fighting for"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kessel, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3561.E6675
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex role
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Sex role
  • Moon
  • Moon
Label
The moon and the other, John Kessel, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=339&titleID=2831222
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn958371491
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781481481465
Lccn
2016041836
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9914E84A-E34B-46E2-8325-4CC2EBDE87BE
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o958371491
  • (OCoLC)958371491
Label
The moon and the other, John Kessel, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=339&titleID=2831222
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn958371491
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781481481465
Lccn
2016041836
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9914E84A-E34B-46E2-8325-4CC2EBDE87BE
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o958371491
  • (OCoLC)958371491

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