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Autor/in: Joanne Ramos
Autor/in: Joanne Ramos

The Farm

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Life is a lucrative business, as long as you play by the rules.

Skimm Reads Pick • People Book of the Week • "[Joanne] Ramos's debut novel couldn't be more relevant or timely."-O: The Oprah Magazine

Nestled in New York's Hudson Valley is a luxury retreat boasting every amenity: organic meals, personal fitness trainers, daily massages-and all of it for free. In fact, you're paid big money to stay here-more than you've ever dreamed of. The catch? For nine months, you cannot leave the grounds, your movements are monitored, and you are cut off from your former life while you dedicate yourself to the task of producing the perfect baby. For someone else.

Jane, an immigrant from the Philippines, is in desperate search of a better future when she commits to being a "Host" at Golden Oaks-or the Farm, as residents call it. But now pregnant, fragile, consumed with worry for her family, Jane is determined to reconnect with her life outside. Yet she cannot leave the Farm or she will lose the life-changing fee she'll receive on the delivery of her child.

Gripping, provocative, heartbreaking, The Farm pushes to the extremes our thinking on motherhood, money, and merit and raises crucial questions about the trade-offs women will make to fortify their futures and the futures of those they love.

Praise for The Farm

"So many factors-gender, race, religion, class-may determine where you come down on the surrogacy debate. . . . Ramos plays with many of these notions in her debut novel, The Farm, which imagines what might happen were surrogacy taken to its high-capitalist extreme. . . . The stage is set for lively book chat."-The New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice)

"A thrilling read."-New York

"Grippingly realistic."-Entertainment Weekly

"Brilliant."-New York Post

"A provocative idea, and Ramos nails it . . . Crisp and believable, this smart debut links the poor and the 1 percent in a unique transaction that turns out to be mutually rewarding."-People

"Wow, Joanne Ramos has written the page-turner about immigrants chasing what's left of the American dream. . . . Truly unforgettable."-Gary Shteyngart, New York Times bestselling author of Super Sad True Love Story and Lake Success

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Autoreninformationen

Joanne Ramos was born in the Philippines and moved to Wisconsin when she was six. She graduated with a B.A. from Princeton University. After working in investment banking and private-equity investing, she became a staff writer at The Economist. She currently serves on the board of The Moth and lives in New York City with her family. The Farm, her debut novel, is a national bestseller and has been chosen by over 50 media outlets in America and abroad as a "must read" in 2019. The Farm was longlisted for the Center of Fiction's 2019 First Novel Prize.

Produktdetails

EAN / 13-stellige ISBN 978-1984853752
10-stellige ISBN 1984853759
Verlag RANDOM HOUSE
Sprache Englisch
Editionsform Hardcover / Softcover / Karten
Einbandart Gebunden
Erscheinungsdatum 07. Mai 2019
Seitenzahl 336
Format (L×B×H) 24,1cm × 16,1cm × 3,2cm
Gewicht 546g
Warengruppe des Lieferanten Belletristik - Erzählende Literatur
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