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Label
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Title
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Statement of responsibility
Max Barry
Creator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stick and stones break bones. Words kill.They recruited Emily Ruff from the streets. They said it was because she's good with words.They'll live to regret it.They said Wil Parke survived something he shouldn't have. But he doesn't remember.Now they're after him and he doesn't know why.There's a word, they say. A word that kills.And they want it back . . . "Best thing I've read in a long time . . . a masterpiece." —Hugh Howey, New York Times bestselling author of WoolFrom the Trade Paperback edition
Summary
Recruited into an exclusive government school where students are taught the science of coercion to support a secretive organization of "poet" world manipulators, orphaned street hustler Emily Ruff becomes the school's most talented prodigy before catastrophically falling in love, while a seemingly innocent young man is rendered a pawn in a dangerous power struggle
Theme
Storyline
Pace
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Writing style
Award
  • Alex Award, 2014.
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Science Fiction Novel, 2013.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2013.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10181700
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barry, Max
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Science Fiction
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
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Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:9950eb60-da6a-4039-ad43-7b94f8af9566
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781101604908
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Lexicon
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:9950eb60-da6a-4039-ad43-7b94f8af9566
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781101604908
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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