The Giver (Giver Quartet) Lowry, Lois

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Boston : Houghton, Mifflin ?1993. Sixth Printing. Hardcover. 180 pages : 20 cm. In original $13.95 dust jacket. A gently used copy with solid binding, and no marking in book. We do offer an unconditional 100% Money-back Guarantee, If you do not want the item for any reason! All return are accepted. For additional details on item, please submit inquiry via email. Bookseller Inventory #

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The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community. Lois Lowry has written three companion novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.

Review: In a world with no poverty, no crime, no sickness and no unemployment, and where every family is happy, 12-year-old Jonas is chosen to be the community's Receiver of Memories. Under the tutelage of the Elders and an old man known as the Giver, he discovers the disturbing truth about his utopian world and struggles against the weight of its hypocrisy. With echoes of Brave New World, in this 1994 Newbery Medal winner, Lowry examines the idea that people might freely choose to give up their humanity in order to create a more stable society. Gradually Jonas learns just how costly this ordered and pain-free society can be, and boldly decides he cannot pay the price.

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Title: The Giver (Giver Quartet) Lowry, Lois


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