- By Perry Brass Tom Laine

The Harvest: A Novel

  • Title: The Harvest: A Novel
  • Author: Perry Brass Tom Laine
  • ISBN: 9780962712371
  • Page: 126
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Harvest A Novel In the future one Corporation the Corp will rule America Religion reduced to greeting card slogans for the Godthing will become an arm of public relations Food shelter and health will be stresse

    In the future, one Corporation the Corp will rule America Religion, reduced to greeting card slogans for the Godthing, will become an arm of public relations Food, shelter, and health, will be stressed as an old elite class rises again behind a mask of universal opportunity Wealth will be invested in the production of vaccos lab produced human Corporate cadaIn the future, one Corporation the Corp will rule America Religion, reduced to greeting card slogans for the Godthing, will become an arm of public relations Food, shelter, and health, will be stressed as an old elite class rises again behind a mask of universal opportunity Wealth will be invested in the production of vaccos lab produced human Corporate cadavers, raised on isolated ranches as living sources of organ and tissue transplants Drugged on numbing euphorics, vaccos are harvested regularly for a waiting list of patients One extraordinary vacco, using whatever intelligence has been cloned in him, a valuable Corp property known as Hart256043, will escape At an underground bar specializing in illicit sex and drugs, he meets Edgar Devereaux successful Corp designer, adopted son of wealthy Joshua Devereaux, member of the Corp Board But Devereaux has a secret He was born Chris Turner, a lower class car thief, hustler, and juvenile delinquent, and he can never shake his roots or a desire to retaste his wild youth In an atmosphere of tension, violence, and repression, Chris and Hart will bond and discover within each other a compassion and a completeness totally outside Corp life Edgar will reject Joshua s lifestyle, and join with Hart to do anything including kill to save the vacco s life And Hart, one of the most appealing characters to appear in contemporary fiction, will find in Chris Turner the humanity he needs ultimately to survive.

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    1. The Harvest is set around the middle of the twenty first century, at a time when all government and business is in the hands of the omnipotent Corporation (Corps) which exerts an all invasive influence on everyone’s life, and whose prime concern is to ensure prosperity by controlling inflation and at the same time keep the population happy by providing quality heath care for those that matter, but at a price. People are classified according to their ability, which in effect means their usefuln [...]

    2. This is the third Perry Brass Book I have read and loved!Set some years into the future, laboratory-produced humanoids called vaccos, are created and kept for their body parts. 'The Corporation' controls everyone's lives and Joshua Devereaux controls The Corporation.He adopts a 15 year old young man,Chris Turner, who was born on the wrong side of town, abused by his father, a hustler of old men, a car thief and finally is incarcerated in 'the hole.'The mega-wealthy Joshua Devereaux, gives Chris [...]

    3. I made it to page 38 and I really don't want to read another word. I wanted to like this, but no, I don't.

    4. If you'd like to know what I thought of this book, please contact me directly and I'd be happy to discuss it with you.All the best,- TB

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