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The Memoirs of a Survivor
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The Memoirs of a Survivor

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Author: Doris Lessing
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975

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Book Type: Novel
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags: Dystopia
Magical Realism
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In a beleaguered city where rats and roving gangs terrorize the streets, where government has broken down and meaningless violence holds sway, a woman -- middle-aged and middle-class -- is brought a twelve-year-old girl and told that it is her responsibility to raise the child. This book, which the author has called "an attempt at autobiography," is that woman's journal -- a glimpse of a future only slightly more horrendous than our present, and of the forces that alone can save us from total destruction.


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