Cover image for Sand
Title:
Sand
Author:
Howey, Hugh, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
[North Charleston, South Carolina] : [CreateSpace], [2014]

©2014
Physical Description:
325 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
In post-apocalyptic Colorado, a state now covered in sand, one family struggles to survive and stay united after the father leaves. Wife and mother, Rose, has only a whore house and as her income dwindles, she finds she must work in the establishment she runs. Her children, Palmer, Victoria, Rob and Conner, all take on the dangerous job of being sand divers, hoping to help their mother with expenses.
General Note:
This work contains material previously published in parts as Sand 1, Sand 2, Sand 3, Sand 4, and Sand 5.

"We live across the thousand dunes with grit in our teeth and sand in our homes. No one will come for us. No one will save us. This is our life, diving for remnants of the old world so that we may build what the wind destroys. No one is looking down on us. Those constellations in the night sky? Those are the backs of the gods we see"--Page 4 of cover.
Language:
English
Contents:
Part 1: the belt of the buried gods -- Part 2: a visitor -- Part 3: return to Danver -- Part 4: thunder due east -- Part 5: a rap upon heaven's gate.
ISBN:
9781494904487
Format :
Book

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We live across the thousand dunes with grit in our teeth and sand in our homes.No one will come for us.No one will save us.This is our life, diving for remnants of the old world so that we may build what the wind destroys.No one is looking down on us.Those constellations in the night sky?Those are the backs of gods we see.


Author Notes

Hugh Howey is an American author who was born in 1975 and raised in North Carolina. Howey is known for his popular series Wool, which he independently published through Amazon.com's Kindle Direct Publishing system. The Wool series first began in 2011 with Wool as a stand-alone story. In 2012, Howey signed a deal with Simon and Schuster to distribute Wool to retailers in the USA and Canada. The book became a trilogy with Shift (Book 2) and Dust (Book 3) following it. The author has renamed this to the Silo Series.

(Bowker Author Biography)