By Anna North
Eighteen-year-old Darcy lives at the island of the US Pacifica--one of the final areas in the world that continues to be liveable, after North the US has succumbed to a moment ice age. schooling, nutrients, and simple technique of survival are the province of a selected few, whereas the vast majority of the island citizens needs to fight to stick alive. the wealthy dwell in "Manhattanville" mansions made up of the final items of wooden and stone, whereas the bad cower within the shantytown slums of "Hell City" and "Little Los Angeles," locations outfitted out of heaped up trash that's slowly crumbling into the ocean. The island is governed by means of a mysterious dictator named Tyson, whose regime is stricken by fees of corruption and conspiracy.
But to Darcy, the USA Pacifica is just home--the just one she's ever recognized. even with their poverty she lives contentedly along with her mom, who works as a pearl diver. It's in simple terms while her mom doesn't come domestic one evening that Darcy starts off to profit approximately her prior as a former "Mainlander," and her mother's function within the flight from frozen California to the United States Pacifica. Darcy embarks on a quest to discover her mom, navigating the darkish underbelly of the island, studying alongside the best way the annoying fact of Pacifica's early background, the far-reaching effect of its egomaniacal chief, and the prospective plot to homicide the various island's first inhabitants--including her mom.
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No need for hospital. Stop the screeching and the dramabazi, khodaya. ” The bewildered look on a face lined with years of experience makes Saba panic even more. It must be cancer. Or a burst tumor. Or internal bleeding. The old woman drones on. ” It takes Khanom Omidi and Khanom Basir only ten minutes to arrive, and when they do, they are laughing and gossiping as if nothing were wrong. Saba wants to scream at them. This is her death, and they could at least muster as much concern as they showed when they all faked Mahtab’s death and sent her off to America.
America Pacifica by Anna North