Red Rising. [Bk. 1] (Book, 2014) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Red Rising. [Bk. 1]

Author: Pierce Brown
Publisher: New York : Del Rey, an imprint of Random House, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First edition
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"Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will one day result in a better world for his children. But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dystopias
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pierce Brown
ISBN: 9780345539786 0345539788
OCLC Number: 1023823390
Description: 382 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Popular Reading Collection.
Responsibility: Pierce Brown.

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"Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will one day result in a better world for his children. But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that humanity reached the surface generations ago. Vast cities and sprawling parks spread across the planet. Darrow and Reds like him, are nothing more than slaves to a decadent ruling class. Inspired by a longing for justice, and driven by the memory of lost love, Darrow sacrifices everything to infiltrate the legendary Institute, a proving ground for the dominant Gold caste, where the next generation of humanity's overlords struggle for power. He will be forced to compete for his life and the very future of civilization against the best and most brutal of Society's ruling class. There, he will stop at nothing to bring down his enemies ... even if it means he has to become one of them to do so."--WorldCat.
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