The House of the Scorpion

The House of the Scorpion

Downloadable Audiobook - 2008
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Matteo Alacrán was not born; he was harvested. His DNA came from El Patrón, lord of a country called Opium -- a strip of poppy fields lying between the United States and what was once called Mexico. Matt's first cell split and divided inside a petri dish. Then he was placed in the womb of a cow, where he continued the miraculous journey from embryo to fetus to baby. He is a boy now, but most consider him a monster -- except for El Patrón ...
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2008
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780743594530
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (10 hr., 43 min., 32 sec.))
Call Number: eAudio


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Jan 03, 2015

The House Of The Scorpion (2002) - Teenage rated, one of my first and very favourite books; I have now read it five times. This was the book that got me into reading way back in Grade 8, April 2010. I went on to read all of Nancy Farmer's books and those of over 100 different authors. By December 2014, I had read over 550 books and counting. After you read this book, read the sequel 'The Lord of Opium' (2013); you will not be disappointed. Doctor-at-Bass! Taylor A.


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