The House of the Scorpion
  • Author : Nancy Farmer
  • Release Date : 01 August 2013
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 13 : 9781471120381
Ratings: 5
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The House of the Scorpion Book Summary

Matt is six years old when he discovers that he is different from other children and other people. To most, Matt isn't considered a boy at all, but a beast, dirty and disgusting. But to El Patron, lord of a country called Opium, Matt is the guarantee of eternal life. El Patron loves Matt as he loves himself - for Matt is himself. They share the exact same DNA. As Matt struggles to understand his existence and what that existence truly means, he is threatened by a host of sinister and manipulating characters, from El Patron's power-hungry family to the brain-deadened eejits and mindless slaves that toil Opium's poppy fields. Surrounded by a dangerous army of bodyguards, escape is the only chance Matt has to survive. But even escape is no guarantee of freedom… because Matt is marked by his difference in ways that he doesn't even suspect.

The House of the Scorpion

The House of the Scorpion

Author : Nancy Farmer
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Matt is six years old when he discovers that he is different from other children and other people. To most, Matt isn't considered a boy at all, but a beast, dirty and disgusting. But to El Patron, lord of a country called Opium, Matt is the guarantee of eternal life. ...

The House of the Scorpion

The House of the Scorpion

Author : Nancy Farmer
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Discover this internationally bestselling, National Book Award–winning young adult classic about what it means to be human with an updated, reimagined cover! Matt Alacrán wasn’t born. He was harvested. His DNA came from El Patrón, the drug-lord ruler of the country of Opium. Most people hate ...

The House of the Scorpion

The House of the Scorpion

Author : Nancy Farmer
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrâon, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States....

Lord of Opium

Lord of Opium

Author : Nancy Farmer
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Matt has always been nothing but a clone - an exact replica, grown from a strip of old El Patron's skin. Now, age fourteen, Matt suddenly finds himself thrust into the position of ruling over his own country, Opium, on the one-time border between the US and Mexico, stretching from ...

The House of the Scorpion

The House of the Scorpion

Author : Nancy Farmer
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrón, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States....

A Girl Named Disaster

A Girl Named Disaster

Author : Nancy Farmer
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Orchard Classics is a collectible hardcover line of Newbery award-winning titles from the Orchard backlist that have fresh, beautiful new designs and include author prefaces and discussion guides. A GIRL NAMED DISASTER is the humorous and heartwrenching story of young girl who discovers her own courage and strength when she ...

The House of the Scorpion Paperback Duology

The House of the Scorpion Paperback Duology

Author : Nancy Farmer
Publisher : Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Discover the National Book Award, Newbery Honor, and Printz Honor–winning modern classic and its riveting sequel—together in a collectible paperback boxed set for the first time! Matt Alacrán was not born. He was harvested. His DNA came from El Patrón, who is the drug-lord ruler of ...

The Land of the Silver Apples

The Land of the Silver Apples

Author : Nancy Farmer
Publisher : Gallery / Saga Press
Genre : Fiction
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“Like the druidic life force Jack taps, this hearty adventure, as personal as it is epic, will cradle readers in the ‘hollow of its hand’ (Booklist, starred review). Jack has caused an earthquake. He was trying to save his sister Lucy from being thrown down a well, but sometimes the ...