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The Hunger Games (The First Book in the Hunger Games)

Collins, Suzanne

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ISBN 10: 0439023483 / ISBN 13: 9780439023481
Published by Scholastic Press (2008), New York, 2008
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Second printing (with number line ending in 2). A very good copy in a very good dust jacket (edges all bumped), with a half-inch tear at the top of the spine, which someone has repaired with a piece of Scotch tape. Bookseller Inventory # 69819

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Title: The Hunger Games (The First Book in the ...

Publisher: Scholastic Press (2008), New York

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with everyone out to make sure you don't live to see the morning?

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the Games. But Katniss has been close to dead before - and survival, for her, is second nature. Without really meaning to, she becomes a contender. But if she is to win, she will have to start making choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.

 

New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Collins delivers equal parts suspense and philosophy, adventure and romance, in this searing novel set in a future with unsettling parallels to our present.

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Suzanne Collins' debut novel, Gregor the Overlander, the first book in The Underland Chronicles, received wide praise both in the United States and abroad. The series has been a New York Times bestseller and received numerous accolades. Also a writer for children's television, Suzanne lives with her family in Connecticut.

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