American War

American War

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Shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction Book of the Year.Shortlisted for the James Tait Black Prize for Fiction.2074. America's future is Civil War. Sarat's reality is survival. They took her father, they took her home, they told her lies . . . She didn't start this war, but she'll end it.Omar El Akkad's powerful debut novel imagines a dystopian future: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague and one family caught deep in the middle. In American War, we're asked to consider what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons against itself.

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Book information

ISBN: 9781509892662
Publisher: Macmillan
Imprint: Picador
Pub date:
Sales rank: 10856
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 252g
Height: 197mm
Width: 130mm
Spine width: 29mm