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Watershed : a novel

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  • Contributor: Howard, Barb

    Watershed is a contemporary dystopian novel set in a near-future southern Alberta, which has been ravaged by desert-like conditions, as opposed to the northern part of the province, which is warm as well as green and lush thanks to a water pipeline from the ocean. The province's former oil and gas pipelines are being converted to carry desalinated sea water, and the north and south are at odds because of it. The protagonist, Wilma, is desperately trying to hold onto her dying family farm, while her son, Daniel, takes a job for the enemy: the big water pipeline corporation.

    Subject(s): Droughts | Family secrets
    Original Publisher: Calgary, Alberta : Freehand Books, [2020], Toronto, Ontario, Center for Equitable Library Access
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781988298597, 9781039555266, 1039555268