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Initiation - by Chris Babu (Hardcover)

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Everyone is equal. But no one is safe.

In a ruined world, Manhattan is now New America, a walled-in society based on equality. But the perfect facade hides a dark truth.

A timid math geek, sixteen-year-old Drayden watches his life crumble when his beloved mother is exiled. The mystery of her banishment leads him to a sinister secret: New America is in trouble, and every one of its citizens is in jeopardy.

With time running out, he enters the Initiation. It’s a test within the empty subway tunnels—a perilous journey of puzzles and deadly physical trials. Winners join the ruling Bureau and move to its safe haven. But failure means death. Can Drayden conquer the Initiation, or is salvation out of his grasp?
Number of Pages: 325
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: Teen
Author: Chris Babu
Language: English
Street Date: February 27, 2018
TCIN: 53183751
UPC: 9781682615935
Item Number (DPCI): 248-66-4337
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$14.12
MSRPwas $21.00
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SuperMom74 6 months ago
I loved this book and could not put it down! It's not your standard young adult dystopian adventure. The setting is terrifyingly realistic, as the events that lead to the apocalypse (inequality, cyberterrorism, superbugs, and overpopulation) exist - and some could argue are rampant - in our world ...see moreof the reviewer's review
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