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2001 Hal Clement Award Winner for Best New Science Fiction Novel for Young Adults2001-2002 Best of the Best for Young Adults, Missouri Library Association2002-2003 Read Aloud Books, Too Good to Miss, Indiana Library Federation2003-2004 Texas Lone Star Top 20 List2003 Young Adult Choice Title, International Reading AssociationAn entertaining, suspenseful thriller with a genuinely chilling villain. Good fun.-- Kirkus ReviewsLayne's tale is a heady mix of conspiracies, alternate identities, and sinister underground laboratories with a creepy schitzophrenic villain that readers will love to hate. Recommend this title to thriller fans who will enjoy the ride. --VOYASomething wicked this way comes; in this case it's high schooler Jack Barrett's father, whose inherent drive forperfection has spiraled into a raging obsession ever since he began working for the mysterious Eden Corporation. When his father forcibly relocates the family to Paradise, a village that is literally owned by Eden's enigmatic CEO, Jackuncovers a sinister plot that threatens the lives of everyone he loves. Delving even further into the secrets of the village, he soon learns just how high the price for perfection can be . . . and to what lengths some people are willing togo to obtain it.

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When his father relocates the family to Paradise to work for the mysterious Eden Corporation, Jack Barrett uncovers a sinister plot that threatens everyone he loves.

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Something wicked this way comes--in this case, it's highschooler Jack Barrett's father, who forcibly relocates his family to Paradise, a village owned by Eden Corporation's CEO. Delving into the secrets of the community, Jack soon learns how high the price for perfection can be.

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emilyreed, April 13, 2009 (view all comments by emilyreed)
This Book Is Really Good! Its Funny, Mysterious, Sad, Enjoyable, And Alot More. My Eigth Grade LA Teacher Read This To My Class, And At The End Every Person Liked It. I Looked Forward To The Book Every Day. :) Some Of The Stuff Is Really Sad Though. But Some Is Really Funny! I Really Advise You Read This. This Is One Of Those Books That You Shouldnt Judge By The Cover Or Title, You Just Have To Read It. :) So Read This BOOK!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781589802544
Author:
Layne, Steven L.
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Science Fiction
Subject:
Utopias
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.52x5.30x.70 in. .64 lbs.
Age Level:
13-UP

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"Synopsis" by , When his father relocates the family to Paradise to work for the mysterious Eden Corporation, Jack Barrett uncovers a sinister plot that threatens everyone he loves.
"Synopsis" by , Something wicked this way comes--in this case, it's highschooler Jack Barrett's father, who forcibly relocates his family to Paradise, a village owned by Eden Corporation's CEO. Delving into the secrets of the community, Jack soon learns how high the price for perfection can be.
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