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Dreams Before the Start of Time

(2017)
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In a near-future London, Millie Dack places her hand on her belly to feel her baby kick, resolute in her decision to be a single parent. Across town, her closest friend - a hungover Toni Munroe - steps into the shower and places her hand on a medic console. The diagnosis is devastating.

In this stunning, bittersweet family saga, Millie and Toni experience the aftershocks of human progress as their children and grandchildren embrace new ways of making babies. When infertility is a thing of the past, a man can create a child without a woman, a woman can create a child without a man, and artificial wombs eliminate the struggles of pregnancy. But what does it mean to be a parent? A child? A family?

Through a series of interconnected vignettes that spans five generations and three continents, this emotionally taut story explores the anxieties that arise when the science of fertility claims to deliver all the answers.

 
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Paperback Editions

April 2017 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Dreams Before the Start of Time
Author(s): Anne Charnock
ISBN: 1-5039-3472-1 / 978-1-5039-3472-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: 47North
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

April 2017 : Audio CD
thumbTitle: Dreams Before the Start of Time
Author(s): Anne Charnock
ISBN: 1-5113-7438-1 / 978-1-5113-7438-5
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2017 : MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Dreams Before the Start of Time
Author(s): Anne Charnock
ISBN: 1-5113-7439-X / 978-1-5113-7439-2
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2017 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Dreams Before the Start of Time
Author(s): Anne Charnock
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   

April 2017 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Dreams Before the Start of Time
Author(s): Anne Charnock
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

April 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Dreams Before the Start of Time
Author(s): Anne Charnock
Publisher: 47North
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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