Ship Breaker. Paolo Bacigalupi
ISBN: 9780316056199 | 352 pages | 9 Mb
Ship Breaker Paolo Bacigalupi
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi. Nailer is the center of Ship Breaker, Paolo Bacigalupi's debut YA novel. Paolo Bacigalupi's young adult debut novel, Ship Breaker, has been receiving glowing reviews in review journals, the blogosphere, and on some librarian's prediction lists for this year's Printz award. The story begins by giving us a look at Nailer's life and job as a ship breaker, stripping copper wiring (ship breakers strip everything that can be reused, and it's then bought by large companies). Publisher/Date: Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Adrienne Fray reviews the dystopian novel, Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi. Ship breaker In a dirty near future where children risk their lives scavenging scrap metal in order eat one more day, Nailer is a ship breaker. Premise: In America's Gulf Coast region, grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts by crews of young people. It came up on a bunch of "people who read X read Ship Breaker" lists and I started tracking it around. The environmental, economic, and social catastrophe currently unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico gibes so perfectly with the near-future setting of Paolo Bacigalupi's Ship Breaker that it's almost uncanny. Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi with ISBN 9780316056212. Title: Ship Breaker Author: Paolo Bacigalupi ISBN: 9780316056212. Paolo Bacigalupi's Ship Breaker continues his exploration of post-scarcity economics which underpins part of The Windup Girl.