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Author Moody, Martha.

Title Sharp and dangerous virtues [electronic resource] : a novel / Martha Moody.

Imprint Athens, Ohio : Swallow Press, ©2012. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013)

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Description 1 online resource (400 pages)
Contents 2047; a family and a place; tuuro and the boy; lila wakes up (1); what sharis knew; wanted; some tales of sanity; true believers; always a story; a dose of yearning with themashed potatoes; flying; waiting for winter; the monitor station; nenonene's voice; 2048; tuuro's confession; esslandia; "human folly is always amusing"; baby lettuces; hubris; talking to howard; identity, mistaken; migrations, implantation; a very clear window; lila wakes up (2); the face of war; the safeplace camp; memorial day; don't shoot me; 2071; not the end of the world; acknowledgments.
Summary It's 2047 in Dayton, Ohio. In response to food and water shortages, the U.S. government has developed an enormous, and powerfully successful, agricultural area-the "Heartland Grid"--Just north of the city. In the meantime, in the wake of declining American power a multinational force has established itself in Cleveland. Behind these quickly shifting alliances lies a troubling yet tantalizing question: what will the American future look like? Sharp and Dangerous Virtues is the story of ordinary people caught in situations they had never planned for or even imagined. The.
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Subject Food supply -- Government policy -- Fiction.
Dayton (Ohio) -- Fiction.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Other Form: Print version: Moody, Martha. Sharp and Dangerous Virtues : A Novel. Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, ©2012
ISBN 9780804040518 (electronic bk.)
0804040516 (electronic bk.)
9780804011419 (hc ; alk. paper)
0804011419