Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2003
DD ISBN 9780739304082 $19.95
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2003
CD ISBN 9780736693882 $104.00 Nine CDs
DD ISBN 9781415945384 $85.50
Snowman may be the last man alive after a killer virus has decimated the world. In flashback, Snowman reveals his pre-plague world and the events leading to its inevitable devastation. In a society whose morality and ethics have fallen to the Great God Science, biotechies tampering with the genetic code have engineered brainless chickens with three breasts; designer babies; BlyssPlus, the Fountain of Youth in a pill; and a grotesque assortment of animals created for organ and tissue transplants. Campbell Scott’s husky, intimate tones intensify Snowman’s exhaustion and complement Atwood’s always credible scenario. Atwood’s impeccable storytelling offers tantalizing “what ifs” but no solutions. This is an important book by one of the great authors of our time read in the sexiest rasp since Frank Muller. S.J.H. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2004 Audie Award Finalist © AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 03]
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