fiction science fiction young adult adventurous emotional fast-paced

326 pages | first published 2010

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In America's 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, by luck or c...
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Summary of 2270 reviews

Moods

adventurous 96%
tense 40%
dark 25%
challenging 14%
mysterious 14%
emotional 7%
sad 7%
funny 3%
hopeful 3%

Pace

medium 45%
fast 45%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Plot: 38% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 55% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 11%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 52% | Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 5%

Average rating

3.63

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