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Ship breaker

Author: Paolo Bacigalupi
Publisher: London : Little, Brown Young Readers, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl.
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Genre/Form: Dystopias
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Bacigalupi
ISBN: 9780316056212 0316056219
OCLC Number: 619906105
Description: p. cm.
Responsibility: by Paolo Bacigalupi.

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