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Paolo Bacigalupi | The Water Knife

Join National Book Award Finalist and Printz Award winner, Paolo Bacigalupi, for a reading a signing of his new book, The Water Knife.

In the American Southwest, Nevada, Arizona, and California skirmish for dwindling shares of the Colorado River. Into the fray steps Angel Velasquez, detective, leg-breaker, assassin and spy. A Las Vegas water knife, Angel “cuts” water for his boss, Catherine Case, ensuring that her lush, luxurious arcology developments can bloom in the desert, so the rich can stay wet, while the poor get nothing but dust. When rumors of a game-changing water source surface in drought-ravaged Phoenix, Angel is sent to investigate. There, he encounters Lucy Monroe, a hardened journalist with no love for Vegas and every reason to hate Angel, and Maria Villarosa, a young Texas refugee who survives by her wits and street smarts in a city that despises everything that she represents. With bodies piling up, bullets flying, and Phoenix teetering on collapse, it seems like California is making a power play to monopolize the life-giving flow of a river. For Angel, Lucy, and Maria time is running out and their only hope for survival rests in each other’s hands. But when water is more valuable than gold, alliances shift like sand, and the only thing for certain is that someone will have to bleed if anyone hopes to drink.

Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of The Water Knife from The King's English.

GET YOUR COPY NOW! Pre-order your signed copy of The Water Knife today, by either calling the store at 801-484-9100 or ordering online. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized.

Event date: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
1511 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
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ISBN: 9780385352871
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 26th, 2015