The Resource Because it is my blood, Gabrielle Zevin

Because it is my blood, Gabrielle Zevin

Label
Because it is my blood
Title
Because it is my blood
Statement of responsibility
Gabrielle Zevin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 2083, seventeen-year-old Anya Balanchine seeks a way to make Balanchine Chocolate legitimate, and although a trip to Mexico gives her new insights and ideas, escaping her mobster family's legacy of violence may prove impossible. Freed from jail, Anya hopes that things will get back to normal. But life on the outside is even more dangerous than life behind bars. Some of her gangland family want revenge for the crime for which she has done time: the shooting of her uncle. Forced to flee the country, Anya hides out in a cacao plantation in Mexico. There she learns the secrets of the chocolate trade, a trade that is illegal and deadly in her native New York. There too she discovers that seemingly random acts of violence carried out across the world have a single target: her family. As innocent bystanders get caught in the crossfire Anya must act fast and decisively to stop it, no matter what the danger to herself
Member of
Summary
In 2083, seventeen-year-old Anya Balanchine seeks a way to make Balanchine Chocolate legitimate, and although a trip to Mexico gives her new insights and ideas, escaping her mobster family's legacy of violence may prove impossible
Storyline
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10145574
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zevin, Gabrielle
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
640
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Birthright (Gabrielle Zevin)
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Organized crime
  • Chocolate
  • Celebrities
  • Violence
  • Families
  • Young adult fiction
  • Science fiction
  • Young adult fiction
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Oaxaca de Juarez (Mexico)
  • Mexico
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Because it is my blood, Gabrielle Zevin
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
346 p.
Isbn
9780330537902
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780330537902
Label
Because it is my blood, Gabrielle Zevin
Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
346 p.
Isbn
9780330537902
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780330537902

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