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Jul 13, 2010
| 327 Minutes
| Young Adult
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Jul 13, 2010 | ISBN 9780307737922 | Young Adult
Sometime in the future, after wars and fires have devastated the earth, a lonely, windswept island in the north is populated solely by women. The women have survived against all odds by working hard in their fields. Their lives are tough. Among these women is a group of teenage Trackers—expert equestrians and archers—who are in training to protect their shores from the enemy. The enemy, they’ve been told, is men. When these girls come upon a partially buried home from the distant past, they are fascinated by the strange objects—high-heeled shoes, teen magazines, makeup—found there. What are they to make of these mysterious things, which introduce a world they have never known? And what does it mean for their strict society where friendship is forbidden and rules must be obeyed—at all costs?
Lesley Hauge is the author of Nomansland. Born in England and raised in Zimbabwe, she lived in Norway for many years before moving to her current home in Brooklyn, New York.
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