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Ship Breaker 1 edition

Cover of: Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

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About the Book

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.

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Ship breaker
1st ed.
by Paolo Bacigalupi

Published 2010 by Little, Brown in New York .
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.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.B132185 Sh 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
326 p. ;
Number of pages
326

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24408274M
ISBN 13
9780316056212
LC Control Number
2009034424

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