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Description - Munmun by Jesse Andrews

In an alternate reality a lot like our world, every person's physical size is directly proportional to their wealth. The poorest of the poor are the size of rats, and billionaires are the size of skyscrapers. Warner and his sister Prayer are destitute - and tiny. Their size is not just demeaning, but dangerous: day and night they face mortal dangers that bigger richer people don't ever have to think about, from being mauled by cats to their house getting stepped on. There are no cars or phones built small enough for them, or schools or hospitals, for that matter - there's no point, when no one that little has any purchasing power, and when salaried doctors and teachers would never fit in buildings so small.

Warner and Prayer know their only hope is to scale up, but how can two littlepoors survive in a world built against them?

From the bestselling author of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl comes a brilliant, warm, skewering social novel for our times in the tradition of Great Expectations, 1984 and Invisible Man.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781760523596
ISBN-10: 1760523593
Format: Paperback / softback
(208mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2018
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Jesse Andrews

Jesse Andrews is a novelist, screenwriter, and former German youth hostel receptionist. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of Schenley High School and Harvard University. His books include Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2012) and The Haters (2016) and his scripts include the Sundance Grand Jury-prize winning adaptation of his book Me and Earl. He currently lives in Berkeley, California.

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