Salt

TitleSalt
Year for Search2007
AuthorsGee, Maurice [Gough](b. 1931)
Date Published2007
PublisherPuffin Books
Place PublishedRosedale, New Zealand
KeywordsAotearoa/New Zealand author, Male author
Annotation

Young adult dystopia. The extremely rich and powerful versus the extremely poor and effectively enslaved. A girl from the top and a boy from the bottom are forced by circumstances to flee the dystopia, with most of the action of the novel concerned with the flight, the rescue of the boy’s father, and a brief return to the dystopia. The ending suggests the possibility of them creating a better society. See also 2008 and 2010 Gee.

Holding Institutions

ATL, PSt

Author Note

New Zealand author (b. 1931).

Full Text

2007 Gee, Maurice [Gough] (b. 1931). Salt. Rosedale, New Zealand: Puffin Books. ATL, PSt

Young adult dystopia. The extremely rich and powerful versus the extremely poor and effectively enslaved. A girl from the top and a boy from the bottom are forced by circumstances to flee the dystopia, with most of the action of the novel concerned with the flight, the rescue of the boy’s father, and a brief return to the dystopia. The ending suggests the possibility of them creating a better society. See also 2008 and 2010 Gee. New Zealand author.