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Vulture's Gate

Author: Kirsty Murray
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is 40 years into the future and the world is in turmoil. A plague has destroyed humans' ability to conceive females, or so Callum thinks until he meets Bo. A page-turning adventure unfolds as the pair rely on each other to survive a dangerous journey to a safe haven in the city of Vulture's Gate.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Murray, Kirsty.
Vulture's Gate.
Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2009
(OCoLC)694729142
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kirsty Murray
ISBN: 9781742692340 1742692346
OCLC Number: 704517458
Awards: Short-listed for NSW Premier's Literary Awards 2010 (Australia)
Description: 1 online resource (243 pages)
Contents: About the Author; Also by Kirsty Murray; Title Page; Contents; Dedication; 1. THE END; 2. ROBORAPTOR GIRL; 3. LIQUORICE STRAPPED; 4. SHOOTING NIGHTBIRDS; 5. GAMBLING WITH FATE; 6. LOST AND FOUND; 7. TJUKURPA PITI; 8. THE FIRST CUT; 9. A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE; 10. LAST GIRL ALIVE; 11. THE WRECK OF THE REFUGE; 12. EVIL ANGELS; 13. THE HIDDEN VALLEY; 14. MOLLIE GREEN; 15. NATURE'S WAY; 16. FITCHER'S BIRD; 17. GATEWAY TO THE UNDERWORLD; 18. BLACK WATER; 19. THE FESTERS; 20. ROC'S DISEASES; 21. DANCING WITH THE FESTERS; 22. LIFEBLOOD; 23. SHEEP FROM THE GOATS; 24. MASTER MISERICORDIAE. 25. THE HARMONY ENHANCEMENT26. GIRLFRIEND; 27. BREAKOUT; 28. LIVING WITH LI --
LI; 29. HUNTING DOWN A DREAM; 30. RIPENESS; 31. SONS OF GAIA; 32. CAGED BIRDS; 33. UNDER THE WALL; 34. THE BOUBOULINA; 35. FLIGHT; 36. ONCE UPON A TIME; Acknowledgements.
Responsibility: Kirsty Murray.

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This is a bold and impressive novel which will give teenagers an exciting read and also a strong inducement to think and reflect on contentious moral issues: highly recommended. School Librarian

 
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