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Ship Breaker
by Paolo Bacigalupi

RRP €9.95

Ship Breaker
by Author Name Paolo Bacigalupi

Book details for title
List Price:9.95
Format: Paperback, 196 x 127 x 22mm, 336pp
Publication date: 07 Jul 2011
Publisher: ATOM
ISBN-13: 9781907411106

Description

Nailer's time is running out. He's getting too big for his work - stripping copper wire from old oil tankers - and once he's off the crew he's on his own, stuck in a shack on the beach with no food, no money and no way of earning his keep. He has one last chance. The thing all crew members dream about, a lucky strike, has hit in the shape of a clipper ship beached during the last hurricane. If he can hold off the rest of the scavengers long enough to get the oil out, he might just have a future. But oil's not the only thing on the ship. And what Nailer finds is going to change his life forever.

Reviews

* "This thriller will grab and keep readers' attentions as Nailer and Nita 'crew up' in their fight to survive."-- "The Horn Book", starred review

Additional Information

  • Illustrations: ill