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The Genocides 

The Genocides (1965)
A novel by Thomas M Disch

 
Awards
Nebula (nominee)
This spectacular novel established Thomas M. Disch as a major new force in science fiction. First published in 1965, it was immediately labeled a masterpiece reminiscent of the works of J G Ballard and H G Wells

In this harrowing novel, the world's cities have been reduced to cinder and ash and alien plants have overtaken the earth. The plants, able to grow the size of maples in only a month and eventually reach six hundred feet, have commandeered the world's soil and are sucking even the Great Lakes dry. In northern Minnesota, Anderson, an aging farmer armed with a Bible in one hand and a gun in the other, desperately leads the reduced citizenry of a small town in a daily struggle for meager existence. Throw into this fray Jeremiah Orville, a marauding outsider bent on a bizarre and private revenge, and the fight to live becomes a daunting task.

Genre: Science Fiction
 
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Hardback Editions

November 2000 : Hardback
Title: Genocides
Author(s): Thomas M. Disch
ISBN: 1417709162 / 9781417709168 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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June 1978 : Hardback
Title: The Genocides (The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series)
Author(s): Thomas M. Disch
ISBN: 083982436X / 9780839824367 (USA edition)
Publisher: G K Hall & Co
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April 1967 : Hardback
Title: The Genocides
Author(s): Thomas M. Disch
ISBN: 0080070566 / 9780080070568 (UK edition)
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
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Paperback Editions

September 2000 : Paperback
Title: The Genocides
Author(s): Thomas M. Disch
ISBN: 0375705465 / 9780375705465 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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August 1979 : Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Genocides
Author(s): Thomas M. Disch
ISBN: 067182838X / 9780671828387 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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December 1970 : Paperback
Title: Genocides, The (Panther science fiction)
Author(s): Thomas M. Disch
ISBN: 0586024204 / 9780586024201 (UK edition)
Publisher: Panther
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