The Drowned Cities

By Bacigalupi, Paolo

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ISBN
9780316056243
Publisher
Little, Brown


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Library Journal

Reviewed on November 15, 2012  |  E-Originals

There is a black pool of mad at the center of Bacigalupi's companion to the 2011 Printz Award- winning Ship Breaker—mad at the unacknowledged impact of climate change, the exploitation of children, and an American political system more intent on tearing itself apart than kni...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2012

Bacigalupi expands the dystopian future America of his Printz Award-winning Ship Breaker (rev. 7/10) in this companion novel about the further exploits of the half-man Tool. The setting has moved north along the East Coast to the Drowned Cities (a.k.a. the remnants of Washington DC), a bleaker flooded landscape than Ship Breaker’s Orleans -- a place where "city and jungle bled into one." The isolated, ruined region is a battleground for warring political and religious factions, with fighting spreading out to the suburbs where two refugee "w...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2012

Bacigalupi expands the dystopian future America of <i>Ship Breaker</i> in this companion novel. A violent group of armed chil...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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