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author: Lowry, Lois

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Language: English
Genre: Original Fiction
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publishing year: 1993
Length: 05:35 Hours / 208 Pages

Book summary:

Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear of pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. When Jonas turns 12 he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does Jonas begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community. Now, it is time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back.


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