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The Chosen

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Late in the 21st century, after economic collapse and a "small" war, civilization is in bad shape. On the Canadian prairies, a religious cult, the Chosen, has dedicated itself to destroying all vestiges of the old technological civilization--but only a hundred kilometers away, the Technos are just as dedicated to rebuilding it. The two cultures are on a collision course ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published 2012 by Createspace
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May 06, 2014 Nicole Luiken rated it really liked it
A strong conflict, between the Chosen and the Technos, drives this plot forward. The religious fanatic Chosen blame technology for the plagues and disasters that ended the Before Days, while the Technos seek to resurrect it. Beth, the teenage daughter of the Chosen's leader, tries to stop the budding war between the two groups, with the help of Thomas, a boy from the Technos. Good world-building with fast-paced chapters.

I appreciated that Beth held to her faith in God without buying into her fat
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Edward Willett is an award-winning author of science fiction, fantasy and non-fiction for both children and adults.

Born in Silver City, New Mexico, Willett lived in Bayard, New Mexico and Lubbock and Tulia, Texas, before moving to Weyburn, Saskatchewan with his family when he was eight years old.

He studied journalism at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, then returned to Weyburn as a reporter
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