Matt has always been nothing but a clone. Now, at age 14, he's ruling over his own country. But while The Land of Opium thrives, the rest of the world has been devastated by ecological disasterNand hidden in Opium is the cure. The riveting sequel to the National Book Award winner "House of the Scorpion."
About the Author
Nancy Farmer has written three Newbery Honor books: "The Ear, the Eye and the Arm"; "A Girl Named Disaster"; and "The House of the Scorpion", which, in 2002, also won the National Book Award and the Printz Honor. Other books include The Lord of Opium", "The Sea of Trolls", "The Land of the Silver Apples", "The Islands of the Blessed", "Do You Know Me", "The Warm Place", and three picture books for young children. She grew up on the Arizona-Mexico border and now lives with her family in the Chiricahua Mountains of Arizona.
Raul Esparza starred on Broadway in "The Homecoming, Company" (Tony nom., Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Award), "Taboo" (Drama Desk Award), "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, " and "Cabaret." On television he had a recurring role on the ABC series "Pushing Daisies." His film credits include Sydney Lumet's "FInd Me Guilty."