Edition: First printing.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Young adult novel set in the future by this award-winning writer. "Left orphaned and physically flawed in a civilization that shuns and discards the weak, Kira faces a frighteningly uncertain future. . . [this book] challenges readers to think about community, creativity and the values they have learned to accept." SIGNED by Lowry on a bookplate on the front endpaper. The second book in the quartet which began with the Newbery award winning book 'The Giver.' 215 pp. Original dust jacket design by Kathy Black. ISBN: 0-618-055819.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.