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Wither ( Chemical Garden) (Hardcover) by Lauren Destefano

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Considered THE HANDMAID'S TALE for young adults, this dystopian novel is set in a world where men die by the age of 25, but women only have until 20. Polygamy is widely accepted, as there is a great desire to keep the population up. Kidnapped to be the third wife of Linden, who is much swayed by his terrifying father, 16-year-old Rhine Ellery is torn from her twin brother, Rowen, and confined to a mansion. There, she experiences unimaginable wealth, but is expected to get along with her sister wives and bear children with Linden. Soon, she uncovers his father's disturbing experiments and looks for a way to escape. This is the first book in the Chemical Garden series.
After modern science turns every human into a genetic time bomb with men dying at age twenty-five and women dying at age twenty, girls are kidnapped and married off in order to repopulate the world.
Number of Pages: 358
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Dating + Sex
Series Title: Chemical Garden
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: Teen
Author: DESTEFANO, LAUREN
Language: English
Street Date: March 22, 2011
TCIN: 13282559
UPC: 9781442409057
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-0064
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$16.19
MSRPwas $17.99
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