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The house of the scorpion / Nancy Farmer.

Author/Creator:
Farmer, Nancy, 1941-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2002.
Format/Description:
Book
380 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Cloning -- Fiction.
Science fiction.
Childrens subjects:
Cloning -- Fiction.
Science fiction.
Local subjects:
Cloning -- Fiction.
Science fiction.
Form/Genre:
Juvenile materials.
Electronic books.
Science fiction.
Science fiction
Summary:
In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrón, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States.
Contents:
Youth : 0 to 6
In the beginning
Little house in the poppy fields
Property of the alacrán estate
María
Prison
Middle age : 7 to 11
El patrón
Teacher
Eejit in the dry field
Secret passage
Cat with nine lives
Giving and taking of gifts
Thing on the bed
Lotus pond
Celia's story
Old age : 12 to 14
Starved bird
Brother wolf
Eejit pens
Dragon hoard
Coming-of-age
Esperanza
Blood wedding Betrayal
Age 14 : death
Final good-bye
Farm patrol
La vida nueva : lost boys
Five-legged horse
Plankton factory
Washing a dusty mind
When the whales lost their legs
Ton-ton
Found out
Boneyard
Shrimp harvester
El día de los muertos
Castle on the hill
Homecoming
House of eternity.
Notes:
Newbery Honor Book, 2003.
Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2003.
Other format:
Print version: Farmer, Nancy House of the scorpion
ISBN:
0689852223
9780689852220
9781439106556 (electronic resource)
143910655X (electronic resource)
OCLC:
48796533
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