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The house of the scorpion

Author: Nancy Farmer
Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2004, ©2002.
Series: Matteo Alacron, 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Simon Pulse edView all editions and formats
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In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrþ̈ın, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States.
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Genre/Form: Young adult works
Science fiction
Fiction
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Farmer
ISBN: 9780689852237 0689852231
OCLC Number: 966085396
Notes: "A Richard Jackson book."
Awards: National Book Award, 2002
Newbery Honor Book
Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature Honor Book
Description: 380 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Youth: 0 to 6: In the beginning --
Little house in the poppy fields --
Property of the Alacran estate --
María --
Prison --
Middle age: 7 to 11 --
El patró́n --
Teacher --
Eejit in the dry field --
Secret passage --
Cat with nine lives --
Giving and taking of gifts --
Thing on the bed --
Lotus pond --
Celia's story --
Old age: 12 to 14 --
Starved bird --
Brother wolf --
Eejit pens --
Dragon hoard --
Coming-of-age --
Esperanza --
Blood wedding --
Betrayal --
Age 14: Death --
Final good-bye --
Farm patrol --
La vida nueva: Lost boys --
Five-legged horse --
Plankton factory --
Washing a dusty mind --
When the whales lost their legs --
Ton-ton --
Found out --
Boneyard --
Shrimp harvester --
El dia de los muertos --
castle on the hill --
Homecoming --
House of eternity.
Series Title: Matteo Alacron, 1
Responsibility: Nancy Farmer.

Abstract:

In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrþ̈ın, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States.

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