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Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
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Jun 03, 11

bookshelves: sf-f, ya-mg
Read from May 25 to June 02, 2011

This is a fun adventure story set in a gritty, post-oil world. The main characters are sympathetic (which was a big relief to me, as I had a hard time with the unsympathetic characters in Bacigalupi's Wind-Up Girl). Despite the language and gritty setting, this is definitely a YA novel as things work out (relatively) well, and although nasty occurrences are alluded to and even discussed, there's little actual violence on the page. I'll definitely read the sequel!
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