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Unwind

In a society where unwanted teens are salvaged for their body parts, three runaways fight the system that would 'unwind' them.

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ISBN 9780857079978
Barcode 9780857079978
Published 1 December 2012 by Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Shusterman, Neal
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ISBN-13 9780857079978
ISBN-10 0857079972
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
Imprint Simon & Schuster Childrens Books
Publication Date 1 December 2012
International Publication Date 27 September 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Shusterman, Neal
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 23mm
Weight 253g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.54
Catalogue Code 310935

Description of this Book

Connor's parents want to be rid of him because he's a troublemaker. Risa has no parents and is being unwound to cut orphanage costs. Lev's unwinding has been planned since his birth as part of his family's strict religion. Brought together by chance, and kept together through desperation, these three unlikely companions make a harrowing cross-country journey, knowing all the while that their lives are hanging in the balance. If they can survive until their eighteenth birthdays, they can't be harmed. But when every piece of them, from their hands to their hearts, are wanted by a world gone mad, eighteen seems far, far away...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review The shocking premise is unveiled immediately, and a nail-biting pace is sustained throughout, with the teens flung headlong into a true life-or-death struggle...these haunting debates will likely linger in the reader's mind even after the riveting plot fades...an ideal blend of philosophy and action set in a compelling futuristic landscape. -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

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Author's Bio

Neal Shusterman is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty award-winning books for children, teens, and adults, including The Unwind Dystology, The Skinjacker trilogy, Downsiders, and Challenger Deep, which won the National Book Award. Scythe, the first book in his newest series Arc of a Scythe, is a Michael L. Printz Honor Book. He also writes screenplays for motion pictures and television shows. The father of four children, Neal lives in California. Visit him at Storyman.com and Facebook.com/NealShusterman.

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