Ship Breaker (Ship Breaker, #1)

by Paolo Bacigalupi

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In the Gulf Coast region, where grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts, Nailer, a teenage boy, works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to make quota - and hopefully live to see another day. But when he discovers an exquisite clipper ship beached during a recent hurricane, Nailer faces the most important decision of his life: Strip the ship for all it's worth or rescue its lone survivor, a beautiful and wealthy girl who could lead him to a better life...
  • ISBN10 0316056219
  • ISBN13 9780316056212
  • Publish Date 1 May 2010 (first published 1 January 2010)
  • Publish Status Out of Stock
  • Out of Print 17 October 2012
  • Publish Country US
  • Publisher Little, Brown & Company
  • Imprint Little, Brown Young Readers
  • Format Hardcover
  • Pages 256
  • Language English