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Swarm

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Swarm

By Lauren Carter

Brindle & Glass, Paperback, 9781927366202, 288pp.

Publication Date: September 17, 2013

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Description
In the not-too-distant future, thirty-seven-year-old Sandy lives a challenging and unfamiliar life. She survives by fishing, farming, and beekeeping on an isolated island with her partner, Marvin, and friend, Thomson. When the footprints of a thieving child start appearing in their garden, the family must come together to protect both the child and their fragile community.In the face of scarcity, Sandy still dreams of being a mother. The thought of a child compels her to revisit her earlier life in a city plagued by power outages, unemployment, and protests. There she met Marvin and joined his violent cause, initiating a chain of events that led to tragic and life-altering consequences.A powerful debut novel, Swarm is about persevering in a time of shrinking options, and coming to terms with regrettable choices.
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