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The knife of never letting go

Author: Patrick Ness
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Pursued by power-hungry Prentiss and mad minister Aaron, young Todd and Viola set out across New World searching for answers about his colony's true past and seeking a way to warn the ship bringing hopeful settlers from Old World.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Science fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Ness
ISBN: 9780763639310 0763639311 9781442068674 1442068671
OCLC Number: 199401725
Notes: Jacket photographs by Harold Sund/Stone/Getty Images ; Yoshinori Watabe/amana images/Getty Images - dust jacket.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: 860
Description: 479 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The hole in the noise --
Prentisstown --
Ben and Cillian --
Don't think it --
The things you know --
The knife in front of me --
If there was --
The choices of a knife --
When luck ain't with you --
Food and fire --
The book of no answers --
the bridge --
Across the bridge --
The wrong end of a gun --
Brothers in suffering --
The night of no apologies --
Encounter in a orchard --
Farbranch --
Further choices of a knife --
Army of men --
The wider world --
Wilf and the Sea of Things --
A knife is only as good as the one who wields it --
The death of the worthless coward --
Killer --
The end of all things --
On we go --
The smell of roots --
Aaron in a thousand ways --
A boy called Todd --
The wicked are punished --
Downriver --
Carbonel Downs --
Oh never leave me --
the Law --
Answers to askings --
What's the point? --
I heard a maiden call --
The falls --
The sacrifice --
If one of us falls --
Last road the Haven
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Pursued by power-hungry Prentiss and mad minister Aaron, young Todd and Viola set out across New World searching for answers about his colony's true past and seeking a way to warn the ship bringing hopeful settlers from Old World.

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Slow but interesting!

by tiamatq (WorldCat user published 2009-11-04) Very Good Permalink

Todd Hewitt is the last boy in Prentisstown and, in one month, he will be a man.  But Prentisstown isn't like other towns.  First, there are no women in Prentisstown - they all died years ago, when the aliens called Spackle released a germ that created Noise.  And that's the second...
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