The Resource Devils unto dust, Emma Berquist

Devils unto dust, Emma Berquist

Label
Devils unto dust
Title
Devils unto dust
Statement of responsibility
Emma Berquist
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • To protect her family, a young woman must brave the desert and a terrifying infected population in this gripping adventure that blends 'True Grit' with '28 Days Later.'
  • "Keep together. Keep your eyes open. Keep your wits about you. The desert is unkind in the best of times. And the decade since the Civil War has been anything but the best of times for Daisy Wilcox-- call her Willie-- and her family. This tense, heart-pounding alternate history about a young woman fighting to survive the unthinkable will keep fans of 'Westworld' and 'The Walking Dead' reading late into the night. A horrifying sickness has spread across the West Texas desert. Infected people-- shakes-- attack the living, and the surviving towns are only as safe as their perimeter walls are strong. The state is all but quarantined from the rest of the country. Glory, Texas, is a near ghost town. Still, seventeen-year-old Willie has managed to keep her siblings safe, even after the sickness took their mother. But then her good-for-nothing father steals a fortune from one of the most merciless shake hunters in town, and Willie is left on the hook for his debt. With two young hunters as guides, Willie sets out across the desert to find her father. And the desert holds more dangers than just shakes. This riveting debut novel blends 'True Grit' with '28 Days Later' for an unforgettable journey."--Amazon.com
Summary
To protect her family, a young woman must brave the desert and a terrifying infected population in this gripping adventure that blends 'True Grit' with '28 Days Later.'
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10639234
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berquist, Emma
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.1.B4778578
LC item number
De 2018ab
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Survival
  • Diseases
  • Deserts
  • Horror tales
  • Texas
  • Survival
  • Diseases
  • Deserts
  • Horror stories
  • Texas
  • Deserts
  • Diseases
  • Survival
  • Texas
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Devils unto dust, Emma Berquist
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The desert claims everything in the end"--Dust jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn993695593
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
488 pages
Isbn
9780062642783
Lccn
2018935493
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)993695593
Label
Devils unto dust, Emma Berquist
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The desert claims everything in the end"--Dust jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn993695593
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
488 pages
Isbn
9780062642783
Lccn
2018935493
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)993695593

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