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The Hollow People
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Alfred a Knopf Inc
Publication date August 11, 2009
Pages 224
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780440240105
ISBN-10 0440240107
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.42 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $8.99
Other format details juvenile
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: How do you come of age under a mind-controlling dictatorship?

“Keaney is sure to gain a big readership with this first title. . . . It will captivate readers with a taste for suspense and psychological thrills.”—School Library Journal

In Tanegar, a sinister island where the laws of the mysterious Dr. Sigmundus hold sway, dreaming will get you locked up and branded a lunatic. Dante is a lowly kitchen boy. Bea is the privileged daughter of physicians. They aren’t meant to meet or share ideas, or, most dangerous of all, their dreams. But with the arrival of a notorious prisoner to the island's asylum, their worlds collide. Together they begin to question whether the promises they’ve based their lives on have been spun from lies and illusion—and if now is the time to break them.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9781846162244
 
from Gardners Books (September 7, 2006)
9781846162244 | details & prices | 208 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $23.50
About: Dante is a kitchen boy at a sinister institution on the island of Tarnagar.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780440240105 Book cover for 9781846162251
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Alfred a Knopf Inc (August 11, 2009)
9780440240105 | details & prices | 224 pages | 5.00 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.42 lbs | List price $8.99
About: How do you come of age under a mind-controlling dictatorship?
from Gardners Books (May 3, 2007)
9781846162251 | details & prices | 272 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $9.40
About: Dante is a kitchen boy at a sinister institution on Tarnagar.
Library
Book cover for 9780375943324
 
from Alfred a Knopf Inc (September 25, 2007); titled "The Hollow People: The Hollow People"
9780375943324 | details & prices | 240 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.75 lbs | List price $19.99
About: On an island that houses the asylum where law-breakers are imprisoned, two teenagers rebel against a rigidly controlled society where dreams are considered antisocial and all citizens over the age of fourteen take a drug to control their behavior.

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