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Published by Little, Brown and Company in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Conduct of life,
  • Survival,
  • Genetic engineering,
  • Fiction,
  • Science fiction,
  • Soldiers,
  • Orphans,
  • War

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In a dark future America that has devolved into unending civil wars, orphans Mahlia and Mouse barely escape the war-torn lands of the Drowned Cities, but their fragile safety is soon threatened and Mahlia will have to risk everything if she is to save Mouse, as he once saved her.

Edition Notes

Companion to: Ship breaker.

Statementby Paolo Bacigalupi
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B132185 Dro 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25066762M
ISBN 109780316056243
LC Control Number2011031762

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  Paolo Bacigalupi is the author of the highly acclaimed The Drowned Cities, as well as his debut young adult novel, Ship Breaker, which was a Michael L. Printz Award winner, a National Book Award Finalist, and a Locus Award winner/5(56). The Drowned Cities introduces the one- handed, half-Chinese “war maggot” Mahlia, who lives in Banyan Town along with Mouse, who once saved her life, and the humane Doctor Mahfouz, for whom she works. Together, they eke out a living amid the chaos of a fragmented former United States awash in battling militias and armies.   THE DROWNED CITIES by Paolo Bacigalupi ‧ RELEASE DATE: May 1, In the visceral and deeply affecting companion to the Printz Award–winning Ship Breaker, Bacigalupi returns to a dark, war-torn dystopian future in which severe climatic change and years of political upheaval have left the United States a bloodied and ravaged landscape.   The Drowned Cities - Ebook written by Paolo Bacigalupi. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes /5(87).

The Drowned Cities. By Paolo Bacigalupi. Genre: Science Fiction Curriculum Subjects: Survival, Science Fiction, Friendship Grade: SLJ Best Book of | Kirkus Best Books of | Tayshas Reading List In a dark future America where violence, terror, and grief touch everyone, young refugees Mahlia and Mouse have managed to leave behind the war-torn lands of the Drowned Cities .   The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi. The second installment of Paolo Bacigalupi's novels dealing with a post-apocalyptic America is set in the Drowned Cities, one of which is Washington, DC. The Drowned Cities picks up the story of Tool, a half man who was captured at the end of the first book, Ship Breakers. Paolo Bacigalupi - The Drowned Cities - This is Paolo's latest dystopian adventure novel, I have all of his books so far, this one is a prequel to Shipbreaker, which explores earlier times, it's really well written. Bacigalupi is an exceptional writer, and the story in /5(). Drowned Cities, and always the soldiers pursued. At first, he had hoped his pursuers would give up. Colonel Glenn Stern and his patriotic army had more than enough enemies to keep them occupied; the Drowned Cities were full of fighting factions, File Size: KB.

  The Drowned Cities introduces the one-handed, half-Chinese “war maggot” Mahlia, who lives in Banyan Town along with Mouse, who once saved her life, and the humane Doctor Mahfouz, for whom she works. Together, they eke out a living amid the chaos of a fragmented former United States awash in battling militias and armies. When tragedy strikes, Mahlia is faced with an impossible decision: risk everything to save the boy who once saved her, or flee to her own safety. Drawing upon the brutal truths of current events, The Drowned Cities is a powerful story of loyalty, survival, and heart-pounding adventure.3/5(1). Each book is excellent and I expected the same from The Drowned Cities. Unfortunatly, although it is a good read it is not on the same level as Shipbreaker, which is set in the same timeline/world. The book is just to long, and I feel that the /5().   Title: The Drowned Cities I Author: Paolo Bacigalupi I Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) offers the following synopsis for The Drowned Cities: Mahlia and Mouse are cast-off refugees from the Drowned Cities of a war-torn future American Southeast when they meet Tool, a half-man .