Ship Breaker 1 edition
Set in a post climate collapse future, complete with underwater cities, super capitalists and gene hacked slave workers,
this is the story of a boy and his crew working in shipbreaking - recycling metal, oil and food from shipwrecks.
One day he gets a chance to "get lucky" - a chance to leave the stink of oil and poverty behind, if he s both lucky AND smart.
An amazing thriller, an easy to read adventure novel, this is essentially a meditation on smartness, values, luck, fate and love.
by Paolo Bacigalupi
Written in English.
About the Book
In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl.
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Library of Congress
|PZ7.B132185 Sh 2010|
The Physical Object
|326 p. ;|
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