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Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly (Hardcover) (Stephanie Oakes)

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A hard-hitting and hopeful story about the dangers of blind faith—and the power of having faith in yourselfThe Kevinian cult has taken everything from seventeen-year-old Minnow: twelve years of her life, her family, her ability to trust. And when she rebelled, they took away her hands, too.Now their Prophet has been murdered and their camp set aflame, and it's clear that Minnow knows something—but she's not talking. As she languishes in juvenile detention, she struggles to un-learn everything she has been taught to believe, adjusting to a life behind bars and recounting the events that led up to her incarceration. But when an FBI detective approaches her about making a deal, Minnow sees she can have the freedom she always dreamed of—if she’s willing to part with the terrible secrets of her past.Gorgeously written, breathlessly page-turning and sprinkled with moments of unexpected humor, this harrowing debut is perfect for readers of Emily Murdoch'sIf You Find Me and Nova Ren Suma's The Walls Around Us, as well as for fans ofOrange is the New Black.
With a harrowing poetic voice, this contemporary page-turner is perfect for fans of Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak, Julie Berry's All The Truth That's in Me, and the works of Ellen Hopkins.

The Kevinian cult has taken everything from seventeen-year-old Minnow: twelve years of her life, her family, her ability to trust.

And when she rebelled, they took away her hands, too.

Now their Prophet has been murdered and their camp set aflame, and it's clear that Minnow knows something?but she's not talking. As she languishes in juvenile detention, she struggles to un-learn everything she has been taught to believe, adjusting to a life behind bars and recounting the events that led up to her incarceration. But when an FBI detective approaches her about making a deal, Minnow sees she can have the freedom she always dreamed of?if she?s willing to part with the terrible secrets of her past.

The Sacred Lies of Minnow By is a hard-hitting and hopeful story about the dangers of blind faith?and the power of having faith in oneself.

Number of Pages: 396
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Cults
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: Teen
Author: Stephanie Oakes
Language: English
Street Date: June 9, 2015
TCIN: 17176398
UPC: 9780803740709
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-9967
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