The Resource The drowned cities, by Paolo Bacigalupi

The drowned cities, by Paolo Bacigalupi

Label
The drowned cities
Title
The drowned cities
Statement of responsibility
by Paolo Bacigalupi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a dark future America where violence, terror, and grief touch everyone, young refugees Mahlia and Mouse have managed to leave behind the war-torn lands of the Drowned Cities by escaping into the jungle outskirts. But when they discover a wounded half-man--a bioengineered war beast named Tool--who is being hunted by a vengeful band of soldiers, their fragile existence quickly collapses. One is taken prisoner by merciless soldier boys, and the other is faced with an impossible decision: Risk everything to save a friend, or flee to a place where freedom might finally be possible
Summary
In a dark future America that has devolved into unending civil wars, orphans Mahlia and Mouse barely escape the war-torn lands of the Drowned Cities, but their fragile safety is soon threatened and Mahlia will have to risk everything if she is to save Mouse, as he once saved her
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10097692
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
690
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soldiers
  • Orphans
  • Genetic engineering
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The drowned cities, by Paolo Bacigalupi
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
434 pages
Isbn
9780316056229
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The drowned cities, by Paolo Bacigalupi
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
434 pages
Isbn
9780316056229
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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