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Jason Zhou is trying to survive in Taipei, a city plagued by pollution and viruses, but when he discovers the elite are using their wealth to evade the deadly effects, he knows he must do whatever is necessary to fight the corruption and save his city.
Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2017
Edition: First Simon Pulse hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781481489225
1481489224
Branch Call Number: FICTION Pon
Description: 327 pages ; 24 cm

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Determined to uncover the source of the pollution that killed his mother, Jason goes undercover to infiltrate the corporation that manufactures expensive breathing suits, which keep the wealthy elite safe from harm.

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CRRL_ChristineC Jun 22, 2018

Determined to uncover the source of the pollution that killed his mother, Jason goes undercover to infiltrate the corporation that manufactures expensive breathing suits, which keep the wealthy elite safe from harm.

A scary but believable future set in Taipei, Taiwan. I loved learning about life in the city from a protagonist who loved it dearly, but also loved that the story is about young people fighting for what's right. - Sarah H.

It's the poor versus the rich in this novel set in a future Taipai, so dirty from pollution that people are dying. Although the rich elite have figured a way around an early death with special suits, the poor still suffer. Jason Zhou is determined to rise up and fight with his underground gang. W... Read More »

In futuristic Taipei, if you're wealthy, you can buy yourself a longer life by purchasing a suit to protect against the deadly plagues and pollution that surround every neighborhood. Jason Zhou wants to stop the injustice, and he suspects that the same company that makes the hazard suits is also ... Read More »


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May 06, 2018

Loved it. Even with a few flaws, this book still deserves the Cafe Book award.

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Oct 31, 2017

this is such a good book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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