The farm

The farm
Ramos, Joanne
  • Item Type: Book - RAMO
  • Published: 2019
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Nestled in New York's Hudson Valley is a luxury retreat boasting every amenity: organic meals, private fitness trainers, daily massages--and all of it for free. In fact, you're paid big money to stay here--more than you've ever dreamed of. The catch? For nine months, you cannot leave the grounds; your movements are monitored, and you are cut off from your former life while you dedicate yourself to the task of producing the perfect baby. Jane, an immigrant from the Philippines, is in desperate search of a better future when she commits to being a Host at Golden Oaks, or the Farm as residents call it. But now pregnant, fragile, consumed with worry for her own family, Jane is determined to reconnect with her life outside. Yet she cannot leave the Farm or she will lose the life-changing fee she'll receive on delivery. Heartbreaking, gripping, provocative, The Farm pushes our thinking on motherhood, money, and merit to the extremes, and raises crucial questions about the trade-offs women will make to fortify their futures and the futures of those they love.

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Surrogate mothers--Fiction.
Women immigrants--Fiction.
Financial security--Fiction.
Filipino American women--Fiction.


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9781526605245 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Ramos, Joanne,


The farm / Joanne Ramos.

Publication Info:

London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.

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326 pages ; 24 cm.

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Surrogate mothers--Fiction.

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Women immigrants--Fiction.

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Financial security--Fiction.

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Filipino American women--Fiction.

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Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.)--Fiction.

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Domestic fiction.

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