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Eugenio Negro's furious "gentri-fi" satire of young professionals trying to profit from globalization strikes out against the private space industry, international recycling, pollution and American exceptionalism.


Zosime, once an important crewmember at the doomed sky ladder, is now under one of the world’s largest landfills, loading an antiquated space shuttle with
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Kindle Edition, 207 pages
Published April 6th 2016 by Editorial Éxitos Gnosis
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Clabe Polk
Jul 15, 2016 rated it liked it
They're starting a pig farm on Mars? Who Knew?

Zosime has been occupationally displaced by the collapse of the skyladder in Quito Equador. She has taken a job beneath her training and abilities in Nigeria working as a load specialist on a private industrial venture to place a colony on Mars. She has immediate negative feelings toward the project mostly because the owners are unwilling to spend the necessary money to do it right and because her co-workers are bastards prone to the abuse and
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Rebecca Markus
Oct 02, 2016 rated it liked it
The Gist:
It's a book about a government worker concerned with the welfare of some mistreated pigs, though she's not supposed to be.

The Good:
The writing is beautiful and organic, but not frivolous. The writer's words are dedicated to action more than scenery. The political statement in Meat Ladder to Mars is clear. I also loved the melding of cultures and Zosime's interaction with her coworkers.

The Bad:
Without quotes or breaks the dialogue was hard to follow, although I enjoyed the realness of
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Eugenio Negro
May 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I'm the author, pendejos!
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