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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0385736827
ISBN-13: 9780385736824
Sku: 211284350
Publish Date: 2/9/2010
Pages:  310
Age Range:  18 to UP
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Includes a preview of the companion work, "The dead-tossed waves."
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In Mary's world there are simple truths. The Sisterhood always knows best. The Guardians will protect and serve. The Unconsecrated will never relent. And you must always mind the fence that surrounds the village; the fence that protects the village from the Forest of Hands and Teeth. But, slowly, Mary’s truths are failing her. She’s learning things she never wanted to know about the Sisterhood and its secrets, and the Guardians and their power, and about the Unconsecrated and their relentlessness. When the fence is breached and her world is thrown into chaos, she must choose between her village and her future—between the one she loves and the one who loves her. And she must face the truth about the Forest of Hands and Teeth. Could there be life outside a world surrounded in so much death?

Carrie Ryan lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. You can visit Carrie at www.carrieryan.com.


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Zombies, a strict culture, and star-crossed love combine to create a gripping read in THE FOREST OF HANDS AND TEETH. Generations ago, a horrible plague destroyed the cities, creating roving gangs of zombies, the Unconsecrated, that threaten everyone. Mary lives in a small, fenced-in village, protected from the "forest of hands and teeth" that await anyone who leaves. All are under the strict control of the Sisterhood, and Mary is alone in her curiosity about why the Unconsecrated exist, and what life was really like before. On joining the Sisterhood, she begins a journey of exploration that leads to a pulse-pounding conclusion.

Praise

"In this sci-fi/horror novel, the suspense that Ryan has created form the very first page on entices and tempts readers so that putting the book down is not an option." 05/01/2009

"Readers who prefer their horror lightly seasoned with romance will appreciate Ryan's gratifyingly creepy debut." 04/01/2009

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   14
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0310
Product attributePublisher:   Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
Product attributeSeries Part:   01
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