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The memoirs of a survivor
The memoirs of a survivor
Author: Doris May Lessing
ISBN-13: 9780553024944
ISBN-10: 0553024949
Publication Date: 1976
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Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Paperback
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"A major work, one that well proves that her vigor, originalty and importance as a novelist is undiminished." -- Cleveland Press

This is the bizarre journal of a woman. The time is the Future. The setting, Modern Society, a nightmare of fouled-up telephones and broken-down buses, of scarce water, polluted air and adolescent gangs scavenging in deserted streets. The woman, guardian of a twelve-year-old child, is making her escape from the world of reality into the world of an imaginary past.