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Covington Branch YA BROAD A (Text) 33126020723544 YA Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1338196995
  • ISBN: 9781338196993
  • Physical Description: 326 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic, 2018.

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General Note:
"First published in the UK by Scholastic Ltd, 2017."
Summary, etc.:
In Saintstone everyone gets tattoos recording ... Read More
Subject: Dystopias > Fiction.
Tattooing > Fiction.
Social control > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.

  • Baker & Taylor
    In Saintstone everyone gets tattoos recording their deeds from birth until death, and the ink lets every other citizen know your triumphs as well as your sins; so when Leora's father dies and she sees glimpses a symbol of a horrible crime on the back of his neck she is horrified, and sure it is a mistake--and in her efforts to find out the truth she discovers the lengths that Saintstone will go to preserve its "perfect" society.
  • Baker & Taylor
    After her father's death, Leora investigates a tattoo symbolizing he committed a terrible crime and discovers the lengths that Saintstone will go to preserve the "perfect" society.
  • Baker & Taylor
    Growing up in a world where a person's achievements, failings and crimes are reflected by permanent marks that appear on the skin, Leora is horrified when she discovers that her beloved late father had a mark on the back of his neck symbolizing one of the worst crimes a person can commit.
  • Scholastic
    A deliciously dark, gorgeously written YA mystery that'll prickle your skin . . . and leave a permanent mark.

    There are no secrets in Saintstone.From the second you're born, every achievement, every failing, every significant moment are all immortalized on your skin. There are honorable marks that let people know you're trustworthy. And shameful tattoos that announce you as a traitor. After her father dies, Leora finds solace in the fact that his skin tells a wonderful story. That is, until she glimpses a mark on the back of his neck . . . the symbol of the worst crime a person can commit in Saintstone. Leora knows it has to be a mistake, but before she can do anything about it, the horrifying secret gets out, jeopardizing her father's legacy . . . and Leora's life.In her startlingly prescient debut, Alice Broadway shines a light on the dangerous lengths we go to make our world feel orderly--even when the truth refuses to stay within the lines. This rich, lyrical fantasy with echoes of Orwell is unlike anything you've ever read, a tale guaranteed to get under your skin . . .
  • Scholastic
    A deliciously dark, gorgeously written YA mystery that'll prickle your skin . . . and leave a permanent mark.

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