Ship Breaker

Ship Breaker
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release Date
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 336
ISBN 031608168X
Rating 3.5/5 from 193 reviews
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This thrilling bestseller and National Book Award Finalist is a gritty, high-stakes adventure of a teenage boy faced with conflicting loyalties, set in a dark future America devastated by the forces of climate change. In America's flooded Gulf Coast region, oil is scarce, but loyalty is scarcer. Grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts by crews of young people. Nailer, a teenage boy, works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to make quota--and hopefully live to see another day. But when, by luck or by chance, he discovers an exquisite clipper ship beached during a recent hurricane, Nailer faces the most important decision of his life: Strip the ship for all it's worth or rescue its lone survivor, a beautiful and wealthy girl who could lead him to a better life.... In this powerful novel, Hugo and Nebula Award winning author Paolo Bacigalupi delivers a fast-paced adventure set in the vivid and raw, uncertain future of his companion novels The Drowned Cities and Tool of War. "Suzanne Collins may have put dystopian literature on the YA map with The Hunger Games...but Bacigalupi is one of the genre's masters, employing inventively terrifying details in equally imaginative story lines." --Los Angeles Times A New York Times Bestseller A Michael L. Printz Award Winner A National Book Award Finalist A VOYA 2010 Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers Book A Rolling Stone 40 Best YA Novels Book

Ship Breaker
  • Author : Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2010-05-01

This thrilling bestseller and National Book Award Finalist is a gritty, high-stakes adventure of a teenage boy faced with conflicting loyalties, set in a dark future America devastated by the forces of climate change. In America's flooded Gulf Coast region, oil is scarce, but loyalty is scarcer. Grounded oil tankers

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Ship Breaker
  • Author : Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2011-10-03

This thrilling bestseller and National Book Award Finalist is a gritty, high-stakes adventure of a teenage boy faced with conflicting loyalties, set in a dark future America devastated by the forces of climate change. In America's flooded Gulf Coast region, oil is scarce, but loyalty is scarcer. Grounded oil tankers

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Ship Breaker
  • Author : Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2010-05-01

This thrilling bestseller and National Book Award Finalist is a gritty, high-stakes adventure of a teenage boy faced with conflicting loyalties, set in a dark future America devastated by the forces of climate change. In America's flooded Gulf Coast region, oil is scarce, but loyalty is scarcer. Grounded oil tankers

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The Ship Breakers
  • Author : Peter Tonkin
  • Publisher : Severn House Pub Limited
  • Release Date : 2009

The new Mariner adventure - Richard and Robin Mariner are supplying retired tankers to a Russian consortium. When Robin attracts the attentions of a shadowy group of men, she seeks refuge on board Prometheus4 and makes a desperate phone call to Richard. But Richard is incommunicado in Archangel police station,

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The Drowned Cities
  • Author : Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01

Soldier boys emerged from the darkness. Guns gleamed dully. Bullet bandoliers and scars draped their bare chests. Ugly brands scored their faces. She knew why these soldier boys had come. She knew what they sought, and she knew, too, that if they found it, her best friend would surely die.

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Tool of War
  • Author : Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2017-10-10

Set in a dark future devastated by climate change, Tool of War is the third book in a major adventure series by a bestselling and award-winning science fiction author and starring the most provocative character from the acclaimed novels Ship Breaker and The Drowned Cities. In this gripping, eerily prescient

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Shipbreaking  Hazards and Liabilities
  • Author : Michael Galley
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-07-15

Most of the world’s redundant ships are scrapped on the beaches of the Indian sub-continent, largely by hand. As well as cargo residues and wastes, ships contain high levels of hazardous materials that are released into the surrounding ecology when scrapped. The scrapping process is labour-intensive and largely manual;

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Pump Six and Other Stories
  • Author : Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2008-02-01

Paolo Bacigalupi's debut collection demonstrates the power and reach of the science fiction short story. Social criticism, political parable, and environmental advocacy lie at the center of Paolo's work. Each of the stories herein is at once a warning, and a celebration of the tragic comedy of the human experience.

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Ship Breaking Activities and Its Impact on the Coastal Zone of Chittagong  Bangladesh
  • Author : Maruf Md. M. Hossain,Mohammad Mahmudul Islam
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006

Read online Ship Breaking Activities and Its Impact on the Coastal Zone of Chittagong Bangladesh written by Maruf Md. M. Hossain,Mohammad Mahmudul Islam, published by which was released on 2006. Download full Ship Breaking Activities and Its Impact on the Coastal Zone of Chittagong Bangladesh Books now! Available in PDF,

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Shipbreaking in Developing Countries
  • Author : Md Saiful Karim
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-12-06

This book explores the process of shipbreaking in developing countries, with a particular focus on Bangladesh. In the past, shipbreaking (the disposal of obsolete ships) was a very common industrial activity in many developed countries. However, due to stringent domestic environmental and labour laws it is almost impossible for the

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The Doubt Factory
  • Author : Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2014-10-14

In this page-turning contemporary thriller, National Book Award Finalist, Printz Award winner, and New York Times bestselling author Paolo Bacigalupi explores the timely issue of how public information is distorted for monetary gain, and how those who exploit it must be stopped. Everything Alix knows about her life is a

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Zombie Baseball Beatdown
  • Author : Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2013-09-10

In this inventive, fast-paced novel, New York Times bestselling and Printz Award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi takes on hard-hitting themes--from food safety to racism and immigration--and creates a zany, grand-slam adventure that will get kids thinking about where their food comes from. The zombie apocalypse begins on the day Rabi, Miguel,

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Breaking Ships
  • Author : Roland Buerk
  • Publisher : Chamberlain Brothers
  • Release Date : 2006

Asbestos, explosives, and chemical waste are only a few of the hazards involved in the meticulous work of destroying a giant ship. When new labor laws and environmental standards came to Europe, the ship-breaking industry moved to places like Chittagong on the coast of Bangladesh-places where the lives of workers

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The MotoLady s Book of Women Who Ride
  • Author : Alicia Mariah Elfving
  • Publisher : Motorbooks International
  • Release Date : 2021-05-04

Alicia Mariah Elfving, founder of TheMotoLady.com and the Women’s Motorcycle Show, dishes profiles of more than 70 women past and present who ride and wrench as well as anyone, and in the process have proven every bit as indispensable to maintaining and growing a positive motorcycling culture.

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Ship Breaker
  • Author : Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2011-07-07

In America's Gulf Coast region, where grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts, Nailer, a teenage boy, works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to make quota - and hopefully live to see another day. But when he discovers an exquisite clipper ship beached during a

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