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House of the Scorpion

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ISBN-10: 0689852231

ISBN-13: 9780689852237

Edition: 2002 (Reprint)

Authors: Nancy Farmer

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A Simon Pulse Guide for Reading Groups The House of the Scorpion By Nancy Farmer ABOUT THE BOOK Matt is a clone of El Patron, a powerful drug lord of the land of Opium, which is located between the United States and Mexico. For six years, he has lived in a tiny cottage in the poppy fields with Celia, a kind and deeply religious servant woman who is charged with his care and safety. He knows little about his existence until he is discovered by a group of children playing in the fields and wonders why he isn't like them. Though Matt has been spared the fate of most clones, who have their intelligence destroyed at birth, the evil inhabitants of El Patron's empire consider him a "beast" and an…    
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Book details

List price: $11.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Publication date: 5/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034

Youth: 0 to 6
In the Beginning
The Little House in the Poppy Fields
Property of the Alacran Estate
Maria
Prison
Middle Age: 7 to 11
El Patron
Teacher
The Eejit in the Dry Field
The Secret Passage
A Cat with Nine Lives
The Giving and Taking of Gifts
The Thing on the Bed
The Lotus Pond
Celia's Story
Old Age: 12 to 14
A Starved Bird
Brother Wolf
The Eejit Pens
The Dragon Hoard
Coming-of-Age
Esperanza
Blood Wedding
Betrayal
Age 14
Death
A Final Good-bye
The Farm Patrol
La Vida Nueva
The Lost Boys
A Five-legged Horse
The Plankton Factory
Washing a Dusty Mind
When the Whales Lost Their Legs
Ton-Ton
Found Out
The Boneyard
The Shrimp Harvester
El Dia de los Muertos
The Castle on the Hill
Homecoming
The House of Eternity