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Epitaph road [electronic resource]. David Patneaude.

Patneaude, David. (Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2010.

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Summary, etc.: 2097 is a transformed world. Thirty years earlier, a mysterious plague wiped out 97 percent of the male population, devastating every world system from governments to sports teams, and causing both universal and unimaginable grief. In the face of such massive despair, women were forced to take over control of the planet--and in doing so they eliminated all of Earth's most pressing issues. Poverty, crime, warfare, hunger . . . all gone. But there's a price to pay for this new "utopia," which fourteen-year-old Kellen is all too familiar with. Every day, he deals with life as part of a tiny minority that is purposefully kept subservient and small in numbers. His career choices and relationship options are severely limited and controlled. He also lives under the threat of scattered recurrences of the plague, which seem to pop up wherever small pockets of men begin to regroup and grow in numbers. And then one day, his mother's boss, an iconic political figure, shows...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
720 Lexile.
4.9 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : EgmontUSA, 2010. Requires .
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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