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American war / Omar El Akkad.

by El Akkad, Omar [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan 2017Description: 333 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781509852208; 1509852204.Subject(s): Civil war -- United States -- Fiction | Young women -- United States -- Fiction | Drone aircraft -- Fiction | Dystopias -- FictionGenre/Form: Science fiction.DDC classification: 813.6 Summary: Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. But even she knows that oil is outlawed, that Louisiana is half underwater, that unmanned drones fill the sky. And when her father is killed and her family is forced into Camp Patience for displaced persons, she quickly begins to be shaped by her particular time and place until, finally, through the influence of a mysterious functionary, she is turned into a deadly instrument of war.
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Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. But even she knows that oil is outlawed, that Louisiana is half underwater, that unmanned drones fill the sky. And when her father is killed and her family is forced into Camp Patience for displaced persons, she quickly begins to be shaped by her particular time and place until, finally, through the influence of a mysterious functionary, she is turned into a deadly instrument of war.

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