- ISBN: 9781476717005 (electronic bk)
- Date Published: 2012.
|Summary, etc.:|| "I was just a baby when we were relocated and I don't remember much. Everybody has that black hole at the beginning of their life. That time you can't remember. Your first step. Your first taste of table food. My real memories begin in our assigned living area in Compound 14." Just a generation ago, this place was called America. Now, after the worldwide implementation of a UN-led program called Agenda 21, it's simply known as "the Republic." There is no president. No Congress. No Supreme Court. No freedom. There are only the Authorities. Citizens have two primary goals in the new Republic: to create clean energy and to create new human life. Those who cannot do either are of no use to society. This bleak and barren existence is all that eighteen-year-old Emmeline has ever known. She dutifully walks her energy board daily and accepts all male pairings assigned to her by the Authorities. Like most citizens, she keeps her head down and her eyes closed. Until the day they...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Threshold Editions, 2012. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1877 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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