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The Keeping Place

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The Keeping Place

By Isobelle Carmody

Random House Books for Young Readers, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780375857706, 551pp.

Publication Date: December 9, 2008

Description
When a Misfit is kidnapped, Elspeth finds she has little choice but to join the growing rebellion against the Council. Her extraordinary mental powers could tip the scales of the struggle, but Elspeth feels torn between toppling the corrupt authoritarian regime and seeking clues vital to a more personal quest her ambition to destroy what remains of the Beforetime weaponmachines.


Praise For The Keeping Place

“Engaging characters, pacing, and plots.”—Publishers Weekly

“Blends graceful storytelling with appealing characters.”—Library Journal