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Maberry, Jonathan.
ROT & RUIN
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2010
IL YA
ISBN 1442402326
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In the post-apocalyptic future, American has become a terrible Rot and Ruin, with small towns enclosed by fences to protect their citizens from roaming zombies. Ever since First Night, when his parents fell victim to the zombie plague, fifteen-year old Benny Imura has lived in one of these towns with his older brother, Tom, who is a respected zombie hunter. In fact, zombie hunting is the family business and business is good! Tom is one of many bounty hunters who patrol the roads that connect these towns so that supplies can travel back and forth. Every once in a while the supply shipments include new Zombie Cards that feature some of the most fearsome zombies and notorious zombie hunters. One unusual card shows the Lost Girl, a beautiful girl living wild and alone in the rot and ruin. But is she real, or just a legend? When Benny sees her picture on the Zombie Card, he knows he has to find her. Then, when Benny and Tom set out into the ruin to track down a kidnapped girl, they come face to face with the one thing out there that might be worse than the zombies. This book has a lot of brains, but it has heart, too. Forget vampires zombies are having all the fun these days! Amy Pickett  (Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, 2011-2012)
SUBJECTS:     Zombies -- Fiction.
                        Survival -- Fiction.
                        Bounty hunters -- Fiction.
                        Brothers -- Fiction.
                        Occult fiction.

 
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