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American war

Author: Omar El Akkad
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Vintage books editionView all editions and formats
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Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. But even she knows that oil is outlawed, that Louisiana is half underwater, and that unmanned drones fill the sky. When her father is killed and her family is forced into Camp Patience for displaced persons, she begins to grow up shaped by her particular time and place. Eventually Sarat is befriended by a mysterious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dystopias
Dystopian fiction
Fiction
Science fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Omar El Akkad
ISBN: 9781101973134 1101973137
OCLC Number: 993418967
Description: 413 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Omar El Akkad.

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Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. But even she knows that oil is outlawed, that Louisiana is half underwater, and that unmanned drones fill the sky. When her father is killed and her family is forced into Camp Patience for displaced persons, she begins to grow up shaped by her particular time and place. Eventually Sarat is befriended by a mysterious functionary, under whose influence she is turned into a deadly instrument of war.

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