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Author: Max Barry
Publisher: New York : The Penguin Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Emily Ruff belongs to a secretive, influential organization whose "poets" can break down individuals by psychographic markers in order to take control of their thoughts. Then she makes a catastrophic mistake and falls in love with Wil Jamieson who holds the key to a secret war between rival factions of "poets." In order to survive, Wil must journey to the toxically decimated town of Broken Hill, Australia, as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romantic suspense fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Emily (Fictitious character) Ruff; Wil (Fictitious character) Parke
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Barry
ISBN: 9781594205385 1594205388
OCLC Number: 819376845
Awards: Alex Award (2014)
Description: 390 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Max Barry.

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Emily Ruff belongs to a secretive, influential organization whose "poets" can break down individuals by psychographic markers in order to take control of their thoughts. Then she makes a catastrophic mistake and falls in love with Wil Jamieson who holds the key to a secret war between rival factions of "poets." In order to survive, Wil must journey to the toxically decimated town of Broken Hill, Australia, as the world crashes toward a Tower of Babel event which would leave all language meaningless.

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