Dead Water Zone

April 5, 2004|
Dead Water Zone by Kenneth Oppel
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Hot on the heels of Kenneth Oppel''s latest blockbuster, Airborn, comes the mass market release of Dead Water Zone, a gripping science-fiction thriller, perfect for its young adult audience.

Set in the very near future, in a world where the haves and have nots are segregated by their neighbourhood''s level of environmental degradation, Dead Water Zone is the haunting story of 15-year-old Paul, who leaves his orderly suburban home to search for his younger brother, Sam. Sam has disappeared in the murky slum of Watertown, and Paul believes that he knows something dangerous about the toxic waters surrounding the shantytown.Can Paul find out the truth? Or does the dead water zone devour everyone who dares to enter it?

Oppel''s sensitive characterization and treatment of adolescent rivalry, love and self-worth enhance this action-packed, totally satisfying story. Dead Water Zone will capture a brand-new adolescent audience.

Kenneth Oppel is the bestselling author of Airborn, which won the Governor General’s award andthe Red Maple Award, was a finalist for prestigious td children’s literature award, and was named aMichael l. Printz honor Book in the US and an IBBY honour Book. His million-copy-selling SilverwingSaga has won numerous awards, including the M...
Title:Dead Water Zone
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:204 pages, 7 X 4.75 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:204 pages, 7 X 4.75 X 0 in
Published:April 5, 2004
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780006485612

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