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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.

  • ISBN-13: 9780316056199
  • ISBN-10: 0316056197
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: October 2011
  • Dimensions: 8.48 x 5.24 x 0.92 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.69 pounds
  • Page Count: 352
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-17

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