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Wayward

by Crouch, Blake,

Format: Large Print 2018
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 6 of 6 copies
Available (6)
Location Collection Call #
Andrew Carnegie Free Library Large Print LP FIC CROUCH
Location  Andrew Carnegie Free Library
 
Collection  Large Print
 
Call Number  LP FIC CROUCH
 
 
CLP - Library for the Blind Large Print Books FICTION Crouch CL16949
Location  CLP - Library for the Blind
 
Collection  Large Print Books
 
Call Number  FICTION Crouch CL16949
 
 
CLP - Library for the Blind Large Print Books FICTION Crouch CL16949
Location  CLP - Library for the Blind
 
Collection  Large Print Books
 
Call Number  FICTION Crouch CL16949
 
 
Carnegie Library of Homestead Large Print LP FIC Crou
Location  Carnegie Library of Homestead
 
Collection  Large Print
 
Call Number  LP FIC Crou
 
 
Monroeville Public Library Large Print CROUCH BLAKE
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Large Print
 
Call Number  CROUCH BLAKE
 
 
Shaler North Hills Library Large Print LARGE PRINT CROUCH
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
 
Collection  Large Print
 
Call Number  LARGE PRINT CROUCH
 
 
Summary
Welcome to Wayward Pines, population 461. Nestled amid picture-perfect mountains, the idyllic town is a modern-day Eden . . . except for the electrified fence and razor wire, snipers scoping everything 24/7, and the relentless surveillance tracking each word and gesture.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "In Pines (2012), Crouch introduced Wayward Pines, a town that fictional futurist David Pilcher created to preserve humankind, in danger of extinction in the face of devolved human Abnormals overrunning the planet. In 2013, Pilcher kidnapped the town's residents and placed them in suspension pods, releasing them 1,800 years later. Behind a picket-fenced facade, Wayward Pines is surrounded by an electrified fence, and Pilcher controls townies with microchips and zero-tolerance regulations. Sheriff Ethan Burke is attempting to protect the townies from horrors on both sides of the fence by cooperating with Pilcher, but in the course of investigating a murder the victim turns out to be Pilcher's daughter Burke's veneer of cooperation cracks, and he struggles to execute a plan that will grant townies liberty without sacrificing their safety. Crouch successfully embeds political philosophy and a spot-on murder investigation into this dystopian blend of fantasy and thriller. While the novel lacks some of Pines' stomach-churning suspense, its cliff-hanger ending promises truckloads of terrifying moments to come.--Tran, Christine Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Crouch, Blake. Wayward Pines series ; bk. 2.
Subjects United States. -- Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Employees -- Fiction.
Electric fences -- Fiction.
Large type books.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Publisher Thorndike, Maine :2018
Edition Center Point Large Print edition.
Language English
Description 431 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
ISBN 9781683246367
1683246365
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