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Mortal engines : a novel

Author: Philip Reeve
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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In the distant future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, a fifteen-year-old apprentice is pushed out of London by the man he most admires and must seek answers in the perilous Out-Country, aided by one girl and the memory of another.
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Genre/Form: Steampunk fiction
Young adult fiction
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Reeve
ISBN: 0060082070 9780060082079 0060082089 9780060082086 9780545222112 0545222117
OCLC Number: 51172384
Awards: Nestlé Smarties book prize Gold Award.
Whitbread Children's book award shortlist.
Description: 310 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1: The hunting ground --
Valentine --
The waste chute --
The out-country --
The Lord Mayor --
Speedwell --
High London --
The trading center --
The Jenny Haniver --
The 13th Floor Elevator --
Airhaven --
The gasbag and gondola --
The resurrected man --
The guildhall --
The Rustwater Marshes --
The turd tanks --
The pirate suburb --
Bevis --
The Sea of Khazak --
The Black Island --
In the engineerium --
Grike --
MEDUSA --
Part 2: An agent of the league --
The historians --
Batmunkh Gompa --
Dr. Arkengarth remembers --
A stranger in the mountains of heaven --
Going home --
A hero's welcome --
The eavesdropper --
Chudleigh Pomeroy sees it through --
Wine and nibbles and the dawn of a new era --
Idea for a fireworks display --
The cathedral --
The shadow of bones --
The bird roads.
Responsibility: by Philip Reeve.
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In the distant future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, a fifteen-year-old apprentice is pushed out of London by the man he most admires and must seek answers in the perilous Out-Country, aided by one girl and the memory of another.

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