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Is part of Uglies Scott Westerfeld , 2005 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Specials
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'"Special Circumstances": The words have sent chills down Tally's spine since her days as a repellent, rebellious ugly. Back then Specials were a sinister rumor – frighteningly beautiful, dangerously strong, breathtakingly fast. Ordinary pretties might live their whole lives without meeting a Special. But Tally's never been ordinary.

'And now, in the third book in the series, Tally's been turned into a Special: a superamped fighting machine, engineered to keep the uglies down and the pretties stupid.

'The strength, the speed, and the clarity and focus of her thinking feel better than anything Tally can remember. Most of the time. One tiny corner of her heart still remembers something more.

'Still, it's easy to tune that out – until Tally's offered a chance to stamp out the rebels of the New Smoke permanently. It all comes down to one last choice: listen to that tiny, faint heartbeat, or carry out the mission she's programmed to complete. Either way, Tally's world will never be the same.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Simon Pulse ,
      2006 .
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      Extent: 372p.
      ISBN: 1416939946
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Simon and Schuster ,
      2012 .
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      Extent: 372 p.p.
      ISBN: 0857079158, 9780857079152

Works about this Work

Posthuman by Accident; Posthuman by Design : Power and Belonging in Posthuman Young Adult Fiction Maree Kimberley , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship , September vol. 22 no. 2 2016; (p. 124-141)
[Review] Specials Joy Lawn , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 20 no. 3 2006; (p. 59)

— Review of Specials Scott Westerfeld , 2006 single work novel
[Review] Specials by Scott Westerfeld Lili Wilkinson , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Newsletter of the Australian Centre for Youth Literature , December no. 3 2006; (p. 19)

— Review of Specials Scott Westerfeld , 2006 single work novel
[Review] Specials by Scott Westerfeld Lili Wilkinson , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Newsletter of the Australian Centre for Youth Literature , December no. 3 2006; (p. 19)

— Review of Specials Scott Westerfeld , 2006 single work novel
[Review] Specials Joy Lawn , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 20 no. 3 2006; (p. 59)

— Review of Specials Scott Westerfeld , 2006 single work novel
Posthuman by Accident; Posthuman by Design : Power and Belonging in Posthuman Young Adult Fiction Maree Kimberley , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship , September vol. 22 no. 2 2016; (p. 124-141)
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