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Welcome to Orphancorp / Marlee Jane Ward.

By: Ward, Marlee Jane.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Surry Hills, N.S.W. Xoum Publishing, 2015Description: pages.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781921134586(pbk); 9781921134586(pbk).Subject(s): Orphans -- Fiction | Orphans -- Juvenile fiction | Dystopias -- Juvenile fiction | Young adult fiction | Speculative fiction, Australian -- 21st century | Speculative fiction, Australian | Orphanages -- Fiction | Dystopias | Orphanages -- Juvenile Fiction | AustralianDDC classification: A823.4 Summary: Winner of the 2015 Seizure Viva La Novella Prize A sharp-edged semi-futuristic riff about a rebellious teenager's last week at an industrial orphanage. 'Takes all of your dystopian nightmares and connects them to a mother lode of pure emotional intensity. There's so much keen detail here about the cruel logic of oppressive institutions, you'll feel Mirii's yearning for freedom in your bones - and you'll rejoice at every tiny moment of escape that she achieves. Welcome to Orphancorp is harrowing, scarily real, and ultimately super moving.' - Charlie Jane Anders (i09) 'Punchy, crunchy, sexy and smart, Welcome to Orphancorp is a short, sharp shock of a story with bruised-but-not broken characters and a bonsai dystopia you can actually believe in.
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Junior St Albans Library
Teenage Fiction T WARD Available IA0655096
Junior Sunshine Library
Teenage Fiction T WARD Available IA0655109
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"First published in Seizure by Xoum in 2015"--Title page verso.

Winner of the 2015 Seizure Viva La Novella Prize A sharp-edged semi-futuristic riff about a rebellious teenager's last week at an industrial orphanage. 'Takes all of your dystopian nightmares and connects them to a mother lode of pure emotional intensity. There's so much keen detail here about the cruel logic of oppressive institutions, you'll feel Mirii's yearning for freedom in your bones - and you'll rejoice at every tiny moment of escape that she achieves. Welcome to Orphancorp is harrowing, scarily real, and ultimately super moving.' - Charlie Jane Anders (i09) 'Punchy, crunchy, sexy and smart, Welcome to Orphancorp is a short, sharp shock of a story with bruised-but-not broken characters and a bonsai dystopia you can actually believe in.

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