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Zombie Baseball Beatdown

Can three boys with baseball bats stop a zombie apocalypse? Probably not. But they'll be going down fighting. The apocalypse begins on the day Rabi, Miguel and Joe are practicing baseball near their town's local meatpacking plant and nearly get knocked out by a really big stink. Little do they know the plant's toxic cattle feed is turning cows into flesh-craving monsters... ZOMBIES!!! The boys decide to launch a stealth investigation into the plant's dangerous practices, unknowingly discovering a greedy corporation's plot to look the other way as tainted meat is sold to thousands all over the country. With no grown-ups left they can trust, Rabi and his friends will have to grab their bats to protect themselves (and a few of their enemies) if they want to stay alive... and maybe even save the world. In this inventive, fast-paced novel that strikes a pitch-perfect tone for reluctant readers, National Book Award finalist and Printz Award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi...

Издательство: "Little Brown Book Group" (2013)

Формат: 125x195, 304 стр.

ISBN: 9780349001746, 978-0-349-00174-6

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Paolo Bacigalupi

Paolo Bacigalupi is a Theodore Sturgeon Award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer from Colorado. His fiction has appeared in "The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction", "Asimov's Science Fiction", and the environmental journal "High Country News". His non-fiction essays have appeared in Salon.com and "High Country News", and have been syndicated into numerous western newspapers including the "Idaho Statesman", the "Albuquerque Journal", and the "Salt Lake Tribune". He was a webmaster for [http://www.hcn.org/servlets/hcn.WOTRArticle?article_id=14514 High Country News] starting in 2003. He is currently working on a novel in his home state of Colorado, where he lives with his wife and son.

His short fiction has recently been collected in "Pump Six and Other Stories" (Night Shade Books, 2008).

Awards and nominations

* 2007: Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novellette, for "Yellow Card Man" ("Asimov's Science Fiction", December 2006)
* 2006: Won the Theodore Sturgeon Award for "The Calorie Man" ("The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction", Oct/Nov 2005)
* 2006: Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novellette for "The Calorie Man" ("The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction", Oct/Nov 2005)
* 2005: Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novellette for "The People of Sand and Slag" ("The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction", February 2004)

External links

* [http://windupstories.com/about/ Paolo Bacigalupi's website]

Источник: Paolo Bacigalupi

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