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The Ask and the Answer

The Ask and the Answer

Author: Patrick Ness
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
Alternate chapters follow teenagers Todd and Viola, who become separated as the Mayor's oppressive new regime takes power in New Prentisstown, a space colony where residents can hear each other's thoughts.
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Genre/Form: Young adult works
Young adult fiction
Science fiction
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile works
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Named Person: Todd (Fictitious character) Hewitt
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Ness
ISBN: 9780763644901 0763644900 9780763648374 076364837X 9781406310269 1406310263 9781406323092 1406323098 9780763676179 0763676179 9781406357998 1406357995 9780606358743 0606358749
OCLC Number: 303042590
Notes: "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jacket flap.
Awards: Costa Award, 2009.
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Target Audience: Young Adult.; 440
Description: 519 pages ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Patrick Ness.


Fleeing before a relentless army, Todd has carried a desperately wounded Viola right into the hands of their worst enemy, Mayor Prentiss. Immediately separated from Viola and imprisoned, Todd is  Read more...


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"* "Ness is a young writer of exciting quality and unpredictability." The Times"

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