The Darkest Path (Hardcover)

By Jeff Hirsch

Scholastic Press, 9780545512237, 320pp.

Publication Date: September 24, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (9/30/2013)
MP3 CD (7/7/2015)

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Since he was captured by the Glorious Path, a militant religion based on the teachings of a former U.S. soldier, 15-year-old Cal has served the Path in its brutal war with the remains of the United States government. Cal has tried to survive and protect his younger brother, but when he kills an officer to protect a stray dog, Cal is forced to run.

About the Author

Jeff Hirsch graduated from the University of California, San Diego, with an MFA in dramatic writing, and is the USA TODAY bestselling author of THE ELEVENTH PLAGUE and MAGISTERIUM. He lives in Beacon, New York, with his wife. Visit him online at