Author(s): Lois Lowry
The thrilling fourth companion novel to THE GIVER which inspired the dystopian genre and is soon to be a major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges, Katie Holmes and Taylor Swift. They called her Water Claire. When she washed up on their shore, no one knew that she came from a society where emotions don't exist. That she had become a Vessel. That she had carried a Product. That it had been stolen from her body. Claire's son is out there, a young boy now. She was supposed to forget him, but that was impossible. Now Claire will stop at nothing to find her child, even if it means making an unimaginable sacrifice. The startling and long-awaited conclusion to Lois Lowry's award-winning epic series THE GIVER QUARTET culminates in a final clash between good and evil.
Praise for THE GIVER: "The Giver, a powerful and provocative novel, is sure to keep older children reading and thinking." New York Times "Lowry is once again in top form - raising many questions while answering few, and unwinding a tale fit for the most adventurous readers." Publishers Weekly
Lois Lowry, author of over twenty novels and twice winner of the Newbery Medal (for The Giver and Number the Stars), was born on 20 March 1937 in Hawaii. Her father was an Army dentist and the family lived all over the world. Now divorced, she lives in West Cambridge with her dog, Bandit, and spends weekends in her nineteenth-century farmhouse in New Hampshire.