Gather the Daughters
A NovelAudiobook CD - 2017
Just before the country was incinerated to wasteland, ten men and their families colonized an island off the coast. They built a radical society of ancestor worship, controlled breeding, and the strict rationing of knowledge and history. Only the Wanderers-- chosen male descendants of the original ten-- are allowed to cross to the wastelands. At the first sign of puberty, their daughters face their Summer of Fruition, a ritualistic season that drags them from adolescence to matrimony. They have children, who have children, and when they are no longer useful, they take their final draught and die. One summer little Caitlin Jacob sees something so contradictory to the laws of the island that she must share it with the others.
Publisher: New York, NY : Hachette Audio, 
Copyright Date: ℗2017
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio digital,optical 9 audio discs (10 hrs.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in
Call Number: CD MELAMED, J