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The House of the Scorpion
The House of the Scorpion
Author: Nancy Farmer
In this eerily realistic depiction of society 100 years hence, the wealthy class harvests the organs of clones to prolong their lives. Farmer explores vital and soul-searching questions about what it means to be human. — In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patraon, the 142-year-old leader o...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780439577823
ISBN-10: 0439577829
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 380
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  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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4.4 stars, based on 11 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic, Incorporated
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 1
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Very addictive book but it seems like it needs a sequal
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This book did not receive three awards for nothing. It is a book for the older grades but great to read. This author did an amazing job.
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