The year is 2057. Endless wars have torn the USA apart and enslaved americans to the evil CCR, the confederation of consolidated republics, growing up in wartime has made fourteen-year-old Cody Pierce wise in survival skills. Now he's the White Fox, rebel leader of the children's barracks in a CCR prison camp. Cody manages a terrifying escape and then plays cat and mouse with the CCR. Every day brings him closer to capture, but closer as well to his coal. To return and liberate the children he left behind. Back Cover. My daughter said this was a very good book. Not for the faint of heart.