By (author) Julianna Baggott
Pure by Julianna Baggott
Book DescriptionWe know you are here, our brothers and sisters . . . Pressia barely remembers the Detonations or much about life during the Before. In her sleeping cabinet behind the rubble of an old barbershop where she lives with her grandfather, she thinks about what is lost-how the world went from amusement parks, movie theaters, birthday parties, fathers and mothers . . . to ash and dust, scars, permanent burns, and fused, damaged bodies. And now, at an age when everyone is required to turn themselves over to the militia to either be trained as a soldier or, if they are too damaged and weak, to be used as live targets, Pressia can no longer pretend to be small. Pressia is on the run. Burn a Pure and Breathe the Ash . . . There are those who escaped the apocalypse unmarked. Pures. They are tucked safely inside the Dome that protects their healthy, superior bodies. Yet Partridge, whose father is one of the most influential men in the Dome, feels isolated and lonely. Different. He thinks about loss-maybe just because his family is broken; his father is emotionally distant; his brother killed himself; and his mother never made it inside their shelter. Or maybe it's his claustrophobia: his feeling that this Dome has become a swaddling of intensely rigid order. So when a slipped phrase suggests his mother might still be alive, Partridge risks his life to leave the Dome to find her. When Pressia meets Partridge, their worlds shatter all over again.
Buy Pure book by Julianna Baggott from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781455503063
Classification: Science fiction (Children's / Teenage) , Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)
Format: Hardback (234mm x 163mm x 43mm)
Imprint: Grand Central Publishing
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publish Date: 8-Feb-2012
Country of Publication: United States
Pure by Julianna Baggott
Julianna Baggott presents her beautifully written, riveting, breakout novel, PURE, the first volume in her new post-apocalypse thriller trilogy.
You might also like...
True Meaning of Smekday - Film Tie-in to Home, the Major Animation by Adam Rex
Fully illustrated with photos, drawings, newspaper clippings, and comic sequences, this original debut novel by a noted illustrator is a hilarious, perceptive, and genre-bending story about a 12-year-old girl who writes an essay six months after an alien race has taken over Earth.
Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
A dazzling new novel about would-be princesses and destiny
Princess Academy: The Forgotten Sisters by Shannon Hale
Just in time for the 10th anniversary of Newbery Honor winner "Princess Academy," Shannon Hale returns to Miri's enchanting world.
Unmade by Amy Rose Capetta» View more books like these...
Cadence is in a race against time and space to save her family and friends from the Unmakers, who are tracking the last vestiges of humanity across the cosmos. As the epic battle begins, Cade learns that letting people in also means letting them go. The universe spins out of control and Cade alone must face the music.
Books By Author Julianna Baggott
Fuse, Paperback / softback (September 2013)
In a post-apocalyptic world where those who dwell within the Dome are safe, and those who live outside struggle to survive, Pressia decodes secrets from the past in an effort to set the Wretches free of their fusings forever.
Pure, Paperback / softback (September 2012)
There are those who escaped the apocalypse unmarked: Pures. They are tucked safely inside the Dome that protects their healthy, superior bodies. Yet Partridge, whose father is influential in the Dome, feels isolated and lonely. So when a slipped phrase suggests his mother might still be alive, Partridge risks his life to leave the Dome to find her.
Ever Breath, Paperback / softback (September 2011)» View all books by Julianna Baggott
Truman and his twin sister, Camille, have just met their grandmother. She whispers a tale about something called the Ever Breath, an amber orb that maintains the balance between our world and a dreamy one of imagination--and evil.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Pure book by Julianna Baggott and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Julianna Baggott
JULIANNA BAGGOTT is the author of many books including national bestseller "Girl Talk. "Her work has appeared in dozens of publications, including "The New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Best American Poetry 2000, 180 More Extraordinary Poems for Everyday" (ed. Billy Collins), "The Southern Review," "TriQuarterly," "Virginia Quarterly Review," "Poetry," "Glamour," "Ms. Magazine," and read on NPR's "Talk of the Nation." And her books have received critical acclaim from reviewers and fellow authors alike.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
© 2003-2014. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.