Gathering Blue

Gathering Blue

Downloadable Audiobook - 2006
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Lame and suddenly orphaned, Kira is mysteriously removed from her squalid village to live in the palatial Council Edifice, where she is expected to use her gifts as a weaver to do the bidding of the all-powerful Guardians.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Listening Library, 2006
ISBN: 9780739330906
073933090X
Branch Call Number: FICTION Low
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file (05 hr., 28 min., 02 sec.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Borowitz, Katherine
OverDrive, Inc

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TJ_77
Jul 19, 2015

I enjoyed the story. The recording (with extra sounds for no apparent reason) was not so great. If you like dystopian future stories, this one is minimal but entertaining.

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LaPhenixa
Nov 22, 2013

Though the dispassionate reader definitely detracted, I think the story itself fell short. The characters were underdeveloped, and the main character particularly seemed over-sheltered, having minimal understanding of how her world worked, and few words to describe what she did know. The story seemed more of a prelude to a larger story, and had little story arc of it's own; the book ends when the character is called to action and offers no suggestion as to what that action might be. While it may appeal to other readers, it definitely did not meet my own expectations.

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stariel
Aug 20, 2012

In this companion to The Giver, we see a community without technology, living in primitive and non-cooperative ways. Kira, an outcast because she was born with a deformed leg, loses her mother and gains an important job. In the process, she comes to realize the truth about her village's dark side.

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Jan 01, 2012

Peggy_Ks thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 28

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