ORYX AND CRAKE: A NOVEL. New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Auckland: Doubleday, . Octavo, boards. First U.S. edition. Signed on the title page by Atwood. The first book of Atwood’s remarkable Maddaddam trilogy takes place in a climate change-induced bio-wasteland where humans are not quite humans anymore. "Dystopia. Most of the novel is set in a post-catastrophe future, but some is set in the dystopia of our day and a near future dystopia of corporate competition over genetic manipulation, which leads to the catastrophe." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#157903).
June 2003 / First Edition in the United States of America / 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page.