From the book jacket: Sixteen-year-old
Seeker's older brother is publicly humiliated and - with no explanation - exiled
from the Nomana, a revered order of warrior monks. Seeker refuses to believe
that his beloved older brother is capable of committing a betrayal that would
warrant such severe consequences, so he sets off alone on a journey to rescue
his brother and find out at last what really happened. Along the way he meets two other young people who are on quests of their own,
and in a shocking turn of events, the three are soon caught up in a harrowing
and bloody race to save the Nomana - and themselves - from destruction.
Comment: The storyline is familiar: Boy consigned to boring life seeks adventure, discovers that (despite the fact that his family never thought him up to much) he's actually the chosen one who's destined to save his world from imminent ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
- PW Starred Review
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