The House of the Scorpion
By (author) Nancy Farmer
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House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
Book DescriptionMATTEO ALACRaN WAS NOT BORN; HE WAS HARVESTED.His DNA came from El Patron, lord of a country called Opium -- a strip of poppy fields lying between the United States and what was once called Mexico. Matt's first cell split and divided inside a petri dish. Then he was placed in the womb of a cow, where he continued the miraculous journey from embryo to fetus to baby. He is a boy now, but most consider him a monster -- except for El Patron. El Patron loves Matt as he loves himself, because Matt is himself.As Matt struggles to understand his existence, he is threatened by a sinister cast of characters, including El Patron's power-hungry family, and he is surrounded by a dangerous army of bodyguards. Escape is the only chance Matt has to survive. But escape from the Alacran Estate is no guarantee of freedom, because Matt is marked by his difference in ways he doesn't even suspect.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780756928087
(213mm x 137mm x 34mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nancy Farmer
Islands of the Blessed, Paperback / softback (August 2015)
The crowning volume of Newbery Honor author Farmer's trilogy that began with "The Sea of Trolls" and continued with "The Land of Silver Apples." Impeccably researched and blending the lore of Christian, Pagan, and Norse traditions, this expertly woven tale is beguilingly suspenseful and, ultimately, a testament to love.
Land of the Silver Apples, Paperback / softback (July 2015)
In this long-awaited sequel to "The Sea of Trolls," National Book Award winner and Newbery Honor author Farmer continues the story of Jack, a bard-in-training in 790 A.D. Britain. When he learns that his sister Lucy has been stolen by the Lady of the Lake, Jack must brave his worst nightmares.
Sea of Trolls, Paperback / softback (June 2015)» View all books by Nancy Farmer
Now in paperback--a new adventure by the three-time Newbery Honor-winning author and National Book Award finalist. Set in A.D. 793 in the land of the Vikings, this novel is the story of two children swept up on a quest on which they encounter a dragon, a giant spider, and trolls.
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