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Klaatu Diskos #01: The Obsidian Blade

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Kicking off a riveting sci-fi trilogy, National Book Award winner Pete Hautman plunges us into a world where time is a tool — and the question is, who will control it?

The first time his father disappeared, Tucker Feye had just turned thirteen. The Reverend Feye simply climbed on the roof to fix a shingle, let out a scream, and vanished — only to walk up the driveway an hour later, looking older and worn, with a strange girl named Lahlia in tow. In the months that followed, Tucker watched his father grow distant and his once loving mother slide into madness. But then both of his parents disappear. Now in the care of his wild Uncle Kosh, Tucker begins to suspect that the disks of shimmering air he keeps seeing — one right on top of the roof — hold the answer to restoring his family. And when he dares to step into one, hes launched on a time-twisting journey

— from a small Midwestern town to a futuristic hospital run by digitally augmented healers, from the death of an ancient prophet to a forest at the end of time. Inevitably, Tuckers actions alter the past and future, changing his world forever.

About the Author

Pete Hautman is the author of many books for young adults and adults, including the National Book Award-winning Godless and the time-travel adventure Mr. Was. Pete Hautman splits his time between Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763664442
Author:
Hautman, Pete
Publisher:
Candlewick
Subject:
time travel;religion;science fiction;fantasy;fiction;ya;family;missing persons
Subject:
time travel;religion;science fiction;fantasy;fiction;ya;adventure;missing persons;family
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130409
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.23 x 6.22 x 0.9 in 0.61 lb
Age Level:
from 12

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