By Paolo Bacigalupi
A gritty, high-stakes event set in a futuristic international the place oil is scarce, yet loyalty is scarcer.
In America's Gulf Coast sector, grounded oil tankers are being damaged down for elements via crews of youngsters. Nailer, a teenage boy, works the sunshine workforce, scavenging for copper wiring simply to make quota-and optimistically stay to work out one other day. but if, through success or accidentally, he discovers a phenomenal clipper send beached in the course of a up to date storm, Nailer faces an important selection of his existence: Strip the send for all it truly is worthy or rescue its lone survivor, a stunning and filthy rich woman who could lead on him to a greater life....
In this strong novel, Paolo Bacigalupi supplies an exhilarating, fast moving experience set in a vibrant and uncooked, doubtful destiny.