The Resource Mem : a novel, Bethany C. Morrow, (ebook)

Mem : a novel, Bethany C. Morrow, (ebook)

Label
Mem : a novel
Title
Mem
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Bethany C. Morrow
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
MEM is a rare novel, a small book carrying very big ideas, the kind of story that stays with you long after you've finished reading it. Set in the glittering art deco world of a century ago, MEM makes one slight alteration to history: a scientist in Montreal discovers a method allowing people to have their memories extracted from their minds, whole and complete. The Mems exist as mirror-images of their source - zombie-like creatures destined to experience that singular memory over and over, until they expire in the cavernous Vault where they are kept. And then there is Dolores Extract #1, the first Mem capable of creating her own memories. An ageless beauty shrouded in mystery, she is allowed to live on her own, and create her own existence, until one day she is summoned back to the Vault. What happens next is a gorgeously rendered, heart-breaking novel in the vein of Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go. Debut novelist Bethany Morrow has created an allegory for our own time, exploring profound questions of ownership, and how they relate to identity, memory and history, all in the shadows of Montreal's now forgotten slave trade
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Morrow, Bethany C
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Memory
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
  • Humanity
Target audience
adult
Label
Mem : a novel, Bethany C. Morrow, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781944700560
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12130713
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12130713
System control number
MWT12130713
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Mem : a novel, Bethany C. Morrow, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781944700560
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12130713
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12130713
System control number
MWT12130713
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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