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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 The Female Factory
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'In The Female Factory, procreation is big business. Children are a commodity few women can afford.

'Hopeful mothers-to-be try everything. Fertility clinics. Pills. Wombs for hire. Babies are no longer made in bedrooms, but engineered in boardrooms. A quirk of genetics allows lucky surrogates to carry multiple eggs, to control when they are fertilised, and by whom—but corporations market and sell the offspring. The souls of lost embryos are never wasted; captured in software, they give electronics their voice. Spirits born into the wrong bodies can brave the charged waters of a hidden billabong, and change their fate. Industrious orphans learn to manipulate scientific advances, creating mothers of their own choosing.

'From Australia’s near-future all the way back in time to its convict past, these stories spin and sever the ties between parents and children.' (Publication summary)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Yokine, Stirling area, Northern Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Twelfth Planet Press , 2015 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Amal El-Mohtar , single work criticism (p. vii-viii)
Vox, Lisa L. Hannett , Angela Slatter , single work short story (p. 1-20)
Baggage, Lisa L. Hannett , Angela Slatter , single work short story (p. 21-64)
All the Other Revivals, Lisa L. Hannett , Angela Slatter , single work short story (p. 65-88)
The Female Factory, Lisa L. Hannett , Angela Slatter , single work short story (p. 89-146)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Yokine, Stirling area, Northern Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Twelfth Planet Press , 2015 .
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      Extent: 118p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 27 January 2015

      ISBN: 9781922101150
      Series: y separately published work icon Twelve Planets Yokine : Twelfth Planet Press , 2010 7191474 2010 series - publisher anthology short story science fiction Number in series: 11
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