Womb city
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New York : Erewhon, [2024].
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405 pages ; 22 cm
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Holt - New BooksSF TsamaaseChecked OutMay 15, 2024
South Lansing - New BooksSF TsamaaseChecked OutMay 6, 2024

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Published
New York : Erewhon, [2024].
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"Nelah seems to have it all: fame, wealth, and a long-awaited daughter growing in a government lab. But, trapped in a loveless marriage to a policeman who uses a microchip to monitor her every move, Nelah’s perfect life is precarious. After a drug-fueled evening culminates in an eerie car accident, Nelah commits a desperate crime and buries the body, daring to hope that she can keep one last secret. The truth claws its way into Nelah’s life from the grave. As the ghost of her victim viciously hunts down the people Nelah holds dear, she is thrust into a race against the clock: in order to save any of her remaining loved ones, Nelah must unravel the political conspiracy her victim was on the verge of exposing—or risk losing everyone. Set in a cruel futuristic surveillance state where bodies are a government-issued resource, this harrowing story is a twisty, nail-biting commentary on power, monstrosity, and bodily autonomy. In sickeningly evocative prose, Womb City interrogates how patriarchy pits women against each other as unwitting collaborators in their own oppression. In this devastatingly timely debut novel, acclaimed short fiction writer Tlotlo Tsamaase brings a searing intelligence and Botswana’s cultural sensibility to the question: just how far must a woman go to bring the whole system crashing down?"--From publisher website.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Tsamaase, T. (2024). Womb city . Erewhon.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tsamaase, Tlotlo. 2024. Womb City. Erewhon.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tsamaase, Tlotlo. Womb City Erewhon, 2024.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Tsamaase, Tlotlo. Womb City Erewhon, 2024.

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