Rise Of The Red Hand

ISBN-10: 1645660338
ISBN-13: 9781645660330
Author: Chadha, Olivia
Interest Level: 8-12
Publisher: Workman

Publication Date: October 2021

Copyright: 2021

Page Count: 384

Series: The Mechanists

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Interest Level

Grades 8-12

Reading Level

BISAC Subjects


YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Class Differences *

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Science & Technology *

The South Asian Province is split in two. Uplanders lead luxurious lives inside a climate-controlled biodome, dependent on technology and gene therapy to keep them healthy and youthful forever. Outside, the poor and forgotten scrape by with discarded black-market robotics, a society of poverty-stricken cyborgs struggling to survive in slums threatened by rising sea levels, unbreathable air, and deadly superbugs. Ashiva works for the Red Hand, an underground network of revolutionaries fighting the government, which is run by a merciless computer algorithm that dictates every citizen's fate. She's a smuggler with the best robotic arm and cybernetic enhancements the slums can offer, and her cargo includes the most vulnerable of the city's abandoned children. When Ashiva crosses paths with the brilliant hacker Riz-Ali, a privileged Uplander who finds himself embroiled in the Red Hand's dangerous activities, they uncover a horrifying conspiracy that the government will do anything to bury. From armed guardians kidnapping children to massive
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