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The Farm - Joanne Ramos

Paperback Published: 9th May 2019
ISBN: 9781526605245
Number Of Pages: 336

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The must-read debut novel of 2019.

Sharp, compulsive and darkly funny, this is an unforgettable novel about a world within touching distance of our own.

Ambitious businesswoman Mae Yu runs Golden Oaks – a luxury retreat transforming the fertility economy – where women get the very best of everything, so long as they play by the rules.

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

A novel that explores the role of luck and merit, class, ambition and sacrifice, The Farm is an unforgettable story about how we live and who truly holds power.

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.

Industry Reviews

“Wow, Joanne Ramos has written the page-turner about immigrants chasing what's left of the American dream. Truly unforgettable”
Gary Shteyngart, New York Times bestselling author of Super Sad True Love Story and Lake Success

“A chillingly plausible imagination of the future of pregnancy in a world of ever-greater inequality ... Sharply prescient, and terrifying too”
Sophie Mackintosh, author of the Booker-longlisted The Water Cure

ISBN: 9781526605245
ISBN-10: 1526605244
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 9th May 2019
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.3  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.45

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