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Year of the orphan / Daniel Findlay
Bib ID 7338596
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Findlay, Daniel, author
 
Description Sydney : Penguin Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017 
©2017 
282 pages ; 24 cm 
ISBN 9780143782070 (paperback)
Summary

Outback Australia. Hundreds of years from now. After the end. A girl races across the desert pursed by the Reckoner, scavenged spoils held close. In a blasted landscape of abandoned mines and the crumbling bones of civilisation, she survives by picking over the dead past. She trades her scrapes at the only known settlement, a ramshackle fortress of greed, corruption and diseases. An outpost whose only purpose is survival -- refuge from the creatures that hunt beyond. Sold then raised hard in the System, the Orphan has a mission, carries secrets about the destruction that brought the world to its knees. And she's about to discover the past still holds power over the present. Given an impossible choice, will the Orphan save the only home she knows or see it returned to dust? Both paths lead to blood, but whose will be spilled?

Notes

"A world beyond hope. A girl with a secret. One chance for survival" -- Front cover.

Subjects Australian fiction.  |  Orphans.  |  Orphans -- Fiction.  |  Australian fiction.  |  Australian
Form/genre Fiction.  |  Science fiction.  |  Dystopian fiction.

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