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Author: Hugh Howey
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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In a ruined and toxic landscape, a community exists in a giant silo underground, hundreds of stories deep. In a society full of regulations meant to protect the community, Sheriff Holston, unexpectedly breaks the greatest taboo of all: he asks to go outside. An unlikely candidate is appointed to replace him: Juliette, a mechanic with no training in law, whose special knack is fixing machines. Now Juliette is about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Dystopias
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Howey
ISBN: 9781476735115 1476735115 9781476733951 1476733953
OCLC Number: 828682418
Description: 508 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Holston --
Proper gauge --
Casting off --
The unraveling --
The stranded.
Responsibility: Hugh Howey.

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In a ruined and toxic landscape, a community exists in a giant silo underground, hundreds of stories deep. In a society full of regulations meant to protect the community, Sheriff Holston, unexpectedly breaks the greatest taboo of all: he asks to go outside. An unlikely candidate is appointed to replace him: Juliette, a mechanic with no training in law, whose special knack is fixing machines. Now Juliette is about to be entrusted with fixing her silo, and she will soon learn just how badly her world is broken ...

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surprisingly good

by rclibrarian (WorldCat user published about a month ago) Very Good Permalink

I was not sure what to expect when I started this novel, started reading based on a posted list. Turn out to be an exciting story taking place in a wonderfully (albeit dark) and interesting world.  

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