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The House of the Scorpion

Farmer, Nancy

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ISBN 10: 0689852223 / ISBN 13: 9780689852220
Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, New York, NY, U.S.A., 2002
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First Printing. Award winning novel. An unread copy. Has a gold National Book Award Winner sticker on front panel of dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 000749

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Title: The House of the Scorpion

Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

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380 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in As new condition throughout. A Pleasure To Read Science Fiction That Doesn't Rely On Violence As The Solution To Complex Problems Of Right And Wrong.

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* "Readers will be hooked from the first page."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "An inspiring tale of friendship, survival, hope, and transcendence."--Kirkus, starred review

* "This is a powerful, ultimately hopeful story that builds on today's sociopolitical, ethical, and scientific issues and prognosticates a compelling picture of what the future could bring. All of these serious issues are held together by a remarkable coming-of-age story."--Booklist, starred review

"Mind-expanding fiction."--USA Today

"Strong, rough, exciting reading."--Chicago Tribune

"A story rich in twists and tangles, heroes and heroines, villages and dupes, and often dazzlingly beautiful descriptive prose."--The Boston Globe

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