The end of men

Title The end of men
Names Sweeney-Baird, Christina.
Book Number DB116460
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Books
Annotation "Only men carry the virus. Only women can save us all. The year is 2025, and a mysterious virus has broken out in Scotland--a lethal illness that seems to affect only men. When Dr. Amanda MacLean reports this phenomenon, she is dismissed as hysterical. By the time her warning is heeded, it is too late. The virus becomes a global pandemic--and a political one. The victims are all men. The world becomes alien--a women's world. What follows is the immersive account of the women who have been left to deal with the virus's consequences, told through first-person narratives. Dr. MacLean; Catherine, a social historian determined to document the human stories behind the "male plague"; intelligence analyst Dawn, tasked with helping the government forge a new society; and Elizabeth, one of many scientists desperately working to develop a vaccine. Through these women and others, we see the uncountable ways the absence of men has changed society, from the personal--the loss of husbands and sons--to the political--the changes in the workforce, fertility, and the meaning of family. In The End of Men, Christina Sweeney-Baird turns the unimaginable into the unforgettable." -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook.
Narrator McCarron, Cathleen.
Kala, Aysha.
Fairman, Denica.
Rawlins, Penelope.
Michaels, Debra.
Locascio, Julia.
Alexis, Sasha.
Bradley, Robert.
Lynam, Sara.
Perfect, Rebecca.
Hope, William.
Local Subject Science Fiction - SFI
Suspense - SUS
Dystopian Fiction - DYS
Female Narrator - FN
Exclusion - Male Narrator - MN
Exclusion - Long Book - LO
Current Talking Book Topics - TBT
LC Subject Men - Diseases - Fiction
Epidemics - Fiction
Extinction (Biology) - Fiction
Women - Fiction
Fiction
Call Number 823.92 AFI
Language English
Original Publication Reissue of: 2021 2021 9780593347959
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