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In the dark spaces [electronic resource] / Cally Black.

By: Black, Cally.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Richmond, VIC] : Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017ISBN: 9781743585030.Subject(s): Young adult fiction | Science fiction -- Juvenile fictionOnline resources: Access eBook online Summary: The latest winner of the Ampersand Prize�is a genre-smashing hostage drama about 14-year-old Tamara, who's faced with an impossible choice when she falls�for her kidnappers. Yet this is no ordinary kidnapping. Tamara has been living�on a star freighter in deep space, and her kidnappers are terrifying Crowpeople - the only aliens humanity has ever encountered.�No-one has ever survived a Crowpeople attack, until now - and Tamara must use everything she has just to�stay alive.� But survival always comes at a price, and there?s no handbook for this hostage crisis.�As Tamara comes to know the Crowpeople's way of life, and the threats they face from humanity's exploration into deep space, she realises she has an impossible choice to make.� Should she stay as the only human among the Crows, knowing she'll never see her family again ? or inevitably betray her new community if she wants to escape? This ground-breaking thriller is�the�latest young-adult novel to win�the Ampersand Prize, a stand-out entry with a blindingly original voice: raw, strange and deeply sympathetic.
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The latest winner of the Ampersand Prize�is a genre-smashing hostage drama about 14-year-old Tamara, who's faced with an impossible choice when she falls�for her kidnappers. Yet this is no ordinary kidnapping. Tamara has been living�on a star freighter in deep space, and her kidnappers are terrifying Crowpeople - the only aliens humanity has ever encountered.�No-one has ever survived a Crowpeople attack, until now - and Tamara must use everything she has just to�stay alive.� But survival always comes at a price, and there?s no handbook for this hostage crisis.�As Tamara comes to know the Crowpeople's way of life, and the threats they face from humanity's exploration into deep space, she realises she has an impossible choice to make.� Should she stay as the only human among the Crows, knowing she'll never see her family again ? or inevitably betray her new community if she wants to escape? This ground-breaking thriller is�the�latest young-adult novel to win�the Ampersand Prize, a stand-out entry with a blindingly original voice: raw, strange and deeply sympathetic.

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