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Boneshaker, Cherie Priest

Label
Boneshaker
Title
Boneshaker
Statement of responsibility
Cherie Priest
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Inventor Leviticus Blue creates a machine that accidentally decimates Seattle's banking district and uncovers a vein of Blight Gas that turns everyone who breathes it into the living dead. Sixteen years later Briar, Blue's widow, lives in the poor neighborhood outside the wall that's been built around the uninhabitable city. Life is tough with a ruined reputation, but she and her teenage son Ezekiel are surviving--until Zeke impetuously decides that he must reclaim his father's name from the clutches of history
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Title
Boneshaker
Creator
Summary
Commissioned to build a machine that will promote gold-rush land-breaking efforts between Civil War-era Seattle and Alaska, inventor Leviticus Blue inadvertently triggers the release of a deadly gas that transforms people into the living dead, a situation that prompts his teenage son to restore the family reputation years later
Subject
Member of
Genre
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 2010.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2011
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331709
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.R537
LC item number
B66 2009
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840
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Clockwork century
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
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Cherie Priest
Boneshaker, Cherie Priest

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