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When She Woke

Hillary Jordan


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (10/3/2011)
Paperback (9/18/2012)
CD-Audio (10/4/2011)
Hardcover (10/4/2011)
Hardcover, Large Print (2/1/2012)
Prebound (9/18/2012)
Hardcover (4/1/2012)

October 2011 Indie Next List

“Inspired by The Scarlet Letter, this is a stunning, suspenseful, and scary look at what happens to Hannah Payne when she is arrested and convicted of having an abortion in a futuristic America. Her punishment is to become a 'chrome,' a criminal whose skin color is genetically altered to reflect her crime. Hannah becomes a Red for the crime of murder, and she further complicates her situation by refusing to name the father of her unborn child. Once chromed, she is released and must survive as best she can. Her navigation through the perils of a hostile society launches Hannah on a journey of self-discovery and makes readers question the consequences of politicizing the personal. Jordan's characters are compelling and her pacing is flawless; I couldn't put this book down!”
— Erica Caldwell, Present Tense, Batavia, NY
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HarperCollins Publishers, 9780007456710

Publication Date: October 1, 2011