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A gritty, high-stakes adventure set in a futuristic world where oil is scarce, but loyalty is scarcer.

In America's Gulf Coast region, grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts by crews of young people. Nailer, a teenage boy, works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to make quota-and hopefully live to see another day. But when, by luck or by chance, he discovers an exquisite clipper ship beached during a recent hurricane, Nailer faces the most important decision of his life: Strip the ship for all it's worth or rescue its lone survivor, a beautiful and wealthy girl who could lead him to a better life....

In this powerful novel, Paolo Bacigalupi delivers a thrilling, fast-paced adventure set in a vivid and raw, uncertain future.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780606234566
Author:
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Publisher:
Turtleback Books
Subject:
Children s-Environmental Fiction
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English

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Children's » Action and Adventure » Adventure Stories
Children's » Science Fiction and Fantasy » Science Fiction
Children's » Science and Nature » Environmental Fiction

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