When she was growing up, there was a chain-link fence behind her apartment that led to a small woods. After dinner, all the kids would sneak through to play in a world where no adults intruded. The memory of that has always stayed with her. White, and his short-story collection is forthcoming. As kids, he and his three brothers used to make epic movies in their backyard, reenacting the Alamo, the signing of the Magna Carta. This last one involved a lot of fighting over food and property, which was, of course, what they did every day in real life.
Kim and Klavan's world building enticingly trickles through the brutal, fast-paced, multilayered plot, which is fueled by a sweet romance Wasteland raises plenty of captivating questions and doesn't shortchange readers on satisfying answers. Wasteland raises plenty of captivating questions and doesn t shortchange readers on satisfying answers. Help Centre. My Wishlist Sign In Join. Wasteland Wasteland By: Susan Kim. Be the first to write a review.
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