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Ace Books, 2010 - Fiction - 374 pages
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What happens between death and life can change a girl. Jessie is a zombie. And this is her story...

Nine years ago, Jessie was in a car crash and died. After she was buried, she awoke and tore through the earth to arise, reborn, as a zombie. Now Jessie's part of a gang. They fight, hunt, and dance together as one- something humans can never understand. There are darkplaces humans have learned to avoid, lest they run into zombie gangs. But when a mysterious illness threatens the existence of both zombies and humans, Jessie must choose between looking away or staring down the madness-and hanging on to everything she now knows as life...

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User Review  - quickmind - LibraryThing

This was an interesting premise, but ultimately it went on too long. I never really felt anything for the characters, they were too obstinate or angry and I felt like the book spent way too much time ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mrs_McGreevy - LibraryThing

Yeah, I know: I said I was done with zombies. It seems like every time I decide that, something comes along that sounds just interesting enough that I have to try it. I'm glad I did. Turner has a ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Joan Frances Turner was born in Rhode Island and grew up in the Calumet Region of northwest Indiana. A graduate of Brown University and Harvard Law School, she lives near the Indiana Dunes with her family and a garden full of spring onions and tiger lilies, weather permitting. Dust is her first novel.

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