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The Divergent companion : the unauthorized guide to the series

Author: Lois H Gresh
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The first companion guide to the blockbuster bestselling Divergent trilogy--soon to be a major motion picture Written by the New York Times bestselling author of The Twilight Companion and The Hunger Games Companion, the book takes fans deeper into the post-apocalyptic world created by Veronica Roth--a dystopian Chicago in which humanity has organized itself into five factions, each with its own core value to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Named Person: Veronica Roth; Roth Veronica
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lois H Gresh
ISBN: 9781250045102 125004510X
OCLC Number: 846545722
Notes: "Written by the New York Times bestselling author of The Twilight Companion and The Hunger Games Companion, the book takes fans deeper into the post-apocalyptic world created by Veronica Roth--a dystopian Chicago in which humanity has organized itself into five factions, each with its own core value to uphold. At the age of sixteen, Beatrice Prior must choose to which one she will devote her life. The Divergent Companion includes fascinating background facts about the action in all three books--the third book, Allegiant, publishes in October 2013--a revealing biography of the author, and amazing insights into the trilogy's major themes and features. It's everything fans have been hungering for since the very first book! This book is not authorized by Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, or anyone involved in the Divergent movie. The Divergent Companion is a must-read and a terrific gift for the millions of fans both young and old--especially with the Summit Entertainment film version of Divergent, the first book in the trilogy, hitting theaters in March 2014"--Provided by publisher.
Description: 182 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. What's in this book? --
2. Factions and free will --
3. Neuroscience and the genetics of the factions --
4. The Divergent and mirror neurons --
5. Factions and the factionless: authoritarian rule and prejudices --
6. Pain-in-the-neck simulations and serums --
7. Inducing fear and erasing memories --
8. Gadgets and gizmos --
9. What's a utopia?
Responsibility: Lois H. Gresh.
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"The first companion guide to the blockbuster bestselling Divergent trilogy--soon to be a major motion picture Written by the New York Times bestselling author of The Twilight Companion and The Hunger Games Companion, the book takes fans deeper into the post-apocalyptic world created by Veronica Roth--a dystopian Chicago in which humanity has organized itself into five factions, each with its own core value to uphold. At the age of sixteen, Beatrice Prior must choose to which one she will devote her life. The Divergent Companion includes fascinating background facts about the action in all three books--the third book, Allegiant, publishes in October 2013--a revealing biography of the author, and amazing insights into the trilogy's major themes and features. It's everything fans have been hungering for since the very first book! This book is not authorized by Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, or anyone involved in the Divergent movie. The Divergent Companion is a must-read and a terrific gift for the millions of fans both young and old--especially with the Summit Entertainment film version of Divergent, the first book in the trilogy, hitting theaters in March 2014"--

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