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THE FARM

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Life is a lucrative business, as long as you play by the rules.
Ambitious businesswoman Mae Yu runs Golden Oaks - a luxury retreat transforming the fertility industry. There, women get the very best of everything: organic meals, fitness trainers, daily massages and big money. Provided they dedicate themselves to producing the perfect baby. For someone else.
Jane is a young immigrant in search of a better future. Stuck living in a cramped dorm with her baby daughter and her shrewd aunt Ate, she sees an unmissable chance to change her life. But at what cost?
Welcome to The Farm.
'The Handmaid's Tale of 2019' - Marie Claire
'Set to be one of the biggest books for 2019' - Stylist
'The debut to order now' - Sunday Times
'A firecracker of a novel' - Madeline Miller

About the author

Joanne Ramos was born in the Philippines and moved to Wisconsin when she was six. She graduated with a BA from Princeton University. After working in investment banking and private-equity investing for several years, she wrote for the Economist as a staff writer. She lives in New York City with her husband and three children. This is her first novel.

Summary

Life is a lucrative business, as long as you play by the rules.

Ambitious businesswoman Mae Yu runs Golden Oaks - a luxury retreat transforming the fertility industry. There, women get the very best of everything: organic meals, fitness trainers, daily massages and big money. Provided they dedicate themselves to producing the perfect baby. For someone else.

Jane is a young immigrant in search of a better future. Stuck living in a cramped dorm with her baby daughter and her shrewd aunt Ate, she sees an unmissable chance to change her life. But at what cost?

Welcome to The Farm.

'The Handmaid's Tale of 2019' - Marie Claire
'Set to be one of the biggest books for 2019' - Stylist
'The debut to order now
' - Sunday Times
'A firecracker of a novel' - Madeline Miller

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A compulsive, brilliant novel about race, class, family and power for fans of Celeste Ng, Margaret Atwood and Naomi Alderman

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This topical, provocative debut anatomises class, race and the American dream Guardian

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Authors JOANNE RAMOS, Joanne Ramos
Publisher Bloomsbury
 
Series 191 GRAND
Subject Fiction > Narrative literature
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 07.05.2019
 
EAN 9781526605245
ISBN 978-1-5266-0524-5
Dimensions 155 mm x 235 mm x 26 mm

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