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Star sailors / James McNaughton.

By: McNaughton, James, 1968- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington : Victoria University Press, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 487 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781776561018.Subject(s): Climatic changes -- Fiction | Extraterrestrial beings -- Fiction | New Zealand -- FictionGenre/Form: Science fiction. | New Zealand fiction.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: In the not too distant future, the effects of climate change devastate the world and New Zealand becomes a haven for elites. When a young couple from the wrong side of the tracks gain entry into Wellington’s most exclusive gated community, it appears their troubles are over. But they find themselves divided over the identity of Sam Starsailor, an alien prophet who has washed up on a beach near New Hokitika and is said to bring warnings from another planet. The couple’s housewarming party becomes an all-night carnival, and revolution gathers beyond the gate.
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In the not too distant future, the efects of climate change devastate the world and New Zealand becomes a haven for elites. When a young couple from the wrong side of the tracks gain entry into Wellington's most exclusive gated community, it appears their troubles are over. But they fnd themselves divided over the identity of Sam Starsailor, an alien prophet who has washed up on a beach near New Hokitika and is said to bring warnings from another planet. Te couple's housewarming party becomes an all-night carnival, and revolution gathers beyond the gate. Compulsively readable, Star Sailors is an electrifying novel which speculates on a future extrapolated from our present, now.

"Love! Revolution! Aliens! Hokitika!"--Cover.

New Zealand author.

In the not too distant future, the effects of climate change devastate the world and New Zealand becomes a haven for elites. When a young couple from the wrong side of the tracks gain entry into Wellington’s most exclusive gated community, it appears their troubles are over. But they find themselves divided over the identity of Sam Starsailor, an alien prophet who has washed up on a beach near New Hokitika and is said to bring warnings from another planet. The couple’s housewarming party becomes an all-night carnival, and revolution gathers beyond the gate.

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