↠ Severance: A Novel || ↠ PDF Download by º LingMa
Feb 23, 2020 - 00:56 AM By LingMa

An offbeat office novel turns apocalyptic satire as a young woman transforms from orphan to worker bee to survivorCandace Chen, a millennial drone self sequestered in a Manhattan office tower, is devoted to routine With the recent passing of her Chinese immigrant parents, she s had her fill of uncertainty She s content just to carry on She goes to work, troubleshoots thAn offbeat office novel turns apocalyptic satire as a young woman transforms from orphan to worker bee to survivorCandace Chen, a millennial drone self sequestered in a Manhattan office tower, is devoted to routine With the recent passing of her Chinese immigrant parents, she s had her fill of uncertainty She s content just to carry on She goes to work, troubleshoots the teen targeted Gemstone Bible, watches movies in a Greenpoint basement with her boyfriend.So Candace barely notices when a plague of biblical proportions sweeps New York Then Shen Fever spreads Families flee Companies halt operations The subways squeak to a halt Her bosses enlist her as part of a dwindling skeleton crew with a big end date payoff Soon entirely alone, still unfevered, she photographs the eerie, abandoned city as the anonymous blogger NY Ghost.Candace won t be able to make it on her own forever, though Enter a group of survivors, led by the power hungry IT tech Bob They re traveling to a place called the Facility, where, Bob promises, they will have everything they need to start society anew But Candace is carrying a secret she knows Bob will exploit Should she escape from her rescuers A send up and takedown of the rituals, routines, and missed opportunities of contemporary life, Ling Ma s Severance is a moving family story, a quirky coming of adulthood tale, and a hilarious, deadpan satire Most important, it s a heartfelt tribute to the connections that drive us to do than survive.
  • Title: Severance: A Novel
  • Author: LingMa
  • ISBN: 9780374261597
  • Page: 477
  • Format: Hardcover

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Matt Feb 23, 2020 - 00:56 AM
(4.5 stars) Severance by Ling Ma is a shrewd, sly, sleight-of-hand. Set in an alternate very-near past, the author gives us Candace Chen, millennial recent college graduate, adrift and alone, an only child who just buried her mother. Skipping between Candace's travels with a group of survivors of the Shen Flu global pandemic and her past leading up to that "present", Severance is a witty and propulsive coming-of-age story, workplace comedy, and "post-apocalyptic" travelogue. But underneath t [...]
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Severance: A Novel By LingMa An offbeat office novel turns apocalyptic satire as a young woman transforms from orphan to worker bee to survivorCandace Chen, a millennial drone self sequestered in a Manhattan office tower, is devoted to routine With the recent passing of her Chinese immigrant parents, she s had her fill of uncertainty She s content just to carry on She goes to work, troubleshoots thAn offbeat office novel turns apocalyptic satire as a young woman transforms from orphan to worker bee to survivorCandace Chen, a millennial drone self sequestered in a Manhattan office tower, is devoted to routine With the recent passing of her Chinese immigrant parents, she s had her fill of uncertainty She s content just to carry on She goes to work, troubleshoots the teen targeted Gemstone Bible, watches movies in a Greenpoint basement with her boyfriend.So Candace barely notices when a plague of biblical proportions sweeps New York Then Shen Fever spreads Families flee Companies halt operations The subways squeak to a halt Her bosses enlist her as part of a dwindling skeleton crew with a big end date payoff Soon entirely alone, still unfevered, she photographs the eerie, abandoned city as the anonymous blogger NY Ghost.Candace won t be able to make it on her own forever, though Enter a group of survivors, led by the power hungry IT tech Bob They re traveling to a place called the Facility, where, Bob promises, they will have everything they need to start society anew But Candace is carrying a secret she knows Bob will exploit Should she escape from her rescuers A send up and takedown of the rituals, routines, and missed opportunities of contemporary life, Ling Ma s Severance is a moving family story, a quirky coming of adulthood tale, and a hilarious, deadpan satire Most important, it s a heartfelt tribute to the connections that drive us to do than survive.

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