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Author: Sheri S Tepper
Publisher: Pymble, NSW ; New York, NY : HarperCollins e-books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The "magic" that once was America died horribly along with most of the Earth's inhabitants when an asteroid crashed into the planet sometime during the twenty-first century. Hundreds of years have passed, and all that remains of the time before are fragmented memories distorted by superstition -- as a tragically reduced populace suffers greatly under the tyranny of a repressive ruling order. But destiny has chosen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheri S Tepper
ISBN: 9780061976391 0061976393
OCLC Number: 505230229
Notes: Title from eBook information screen.
Description: 1 online resource
Details: Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 600 KB).
Responsibility: Sheri S. Tepper.

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The "magic" that once was America died horribly along with most of the Earth's inhabitants when an asteroid crashed into the planet sometime during the twenty-first century. Hundreds of years have passed, and all that remains of the time before are fragmented memories distorted by superstition -- as a tragically reduced populace suffers greatly under the tyranny of a repressive ruling order. But destiny has chosen DismE Latimer to lead a wasted world out of the darkness ... with a book. Written by a courageous scientist ancestor, it is a sacred, unsettling tome rife with disturbing ideas and revelations ... and an impossible hope that compels a gentle, troubled young woman to abandon her abusive home in search of truth and her true self. But common "wisdom" and lore warn of grave dangers out in the world. Evil is there, a malevolence beyond imagining. And in the depths of the Earth, a gargantuan beast asleep for centuries has begun to stir ...

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