Breathe

TitleBreathe
Year for Search2012
AuthorsCrossan, Sarah (b. 1981)
Date Published2012
PublisherGreenwillow Books/HarperCollins
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author, Irish author, US author
Annotation

Post-catastrophe dystopia in which oxygen depletion has destroyed the environment and killed everyone except those chosen by a lottery to live under a dome. There is a resistance movement and a belief that some areas outside the dome are still alive, and the novel focus on a quest to find those areas. First volume of two followed by Resist. New York: Greenwillow Books/HarperCollins, 2013. U. K. ed. London: Bloomsbury, 2013 in which the protagonists of Breathe are successful in finding fertile land. 

Additional Publishers

U. K. ed. London: Bloomsbury, 2013

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Author Note

The female author (b. 1981) was born in Ireland, educated in England, and taught in England, and the U. S., where she lived when Breathe was published, and then returned to England. She was appointed Laureate na nÓg, or Irish Children’s laureate by President Michael D. Higgins

Full Text

2012 Crossan, Sarah (b. 1981). Breathe. New York: Greenwillow Books/HarperCollins. U. K. ed. London: Bloomsbury, 2013. PSt

Post-catastrophe dystopia in which oxygen depletion has destroyed the environment and killed everyone except those chosen by a lottery to live under a dome. There is a resistance movement and a belief that some areas outside the dome are still alive, and the novel focus on a quest to find those areas. First volume of two followed by Resist. New York: Greenwillow Books/HarperCollins, 2013. U. K. ed. London: Bloomsbury, 2013 in which the protagonists of Breathe are successful in finding fertile land. The female author was born in Ireland, educated in England, and taught in England, and the U. S., where she lived when Breathe was published, and then returned to England. She was appointed Laureate na nÓg, or Irish Children’s laureate by President Michael D. Higgins.