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We set the dark on fire

Author: Tehlor Kay Mejia
Publisher: New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Dani must question everything she's worked for as she learns about the corruption of the Median government."--
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Genre/Form: Young adult works
Young adult fiction
Young Adult fiction
Juvenile works
Dystopian fiction
Fiction
Novels
Fantasy fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tehlor Kay Mejia
ISBN: 9780062691316 0062691317
OCLC Number: 1038391285
Target Audience: 840L; Sentence length: 4 (hard); Word frequency: 1 (easiest)
Description: 364 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Tehlor Kay Mejia.

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"Dani must question everything she's worked for as she learns about the corruption of the Median government."--

At the Medio School for Girls, distinguished young women are trained for one of two roles in their polarized society. Depending on her specialization, a graduate will one day run a husband's household or raise his children, but both wives are promised a live of comfort and luxury, far from the frequent political uprisings of the lower class. Daniela Vargas is the school's top student, but her bright future depends upon no one discovering her darkest secret - that her pedigree is a lie. Her parents sacrificed everything to obtain forged identification papers so Dani could rise above her station. Now that her marriage to an important politico's son is fast approaching, she must keep the truth hidden or be sent back to the fringes of society, where famine and poverty rule supreme. On her graduation night, Dani seems to be in the clear, despite the suprises that unfold. But nothing prepares her for all the difficult choices she must make, especially when she is asked to spy for a resistance group desperately fighting to bring equality to Medio. Will Dani give up everything she's strived for in pursuit of a free Media - and a chance at a forbidden love? The first in a sizzling fantasy duology from debut author Tehlor Kay Mejia, We Set the Dark on Fire is a boldy feminist look at freedom, family, and fighting for power--

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"We Set the Dark on Fire burns bright... it will light the way for a new generation of rebels and lovers." -- NPR.org "With its achingly slow-burn romance and incisive examination of power Read more...

 
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