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3 Ratings: 2.0
A book by Lesley Hauge

Gr 7 Up–Keller is a teenage tracker-in-training in a future dystopia where no men are allowed. All vanity has been abolished, and even friendships are forbidden. Keller is alienated and, at first, mildly dissatisfied with her hardscrabble existence. … see full wiki

Author: Lesley Hauge
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
3 reviews about Nomansland
review by . June 07, 2010
Keller lives a strict and controlled life with all women in Foundland. They are each assigned tasks, and are expected to carry them out in perfect order and with complete obedience in order to avoid the major pitfalls of women in the past that led to humanity's downfall. Keller is a novice Tracker, and spends her days learning how to hunt and kill the enemy: men. But when Keller the rest of the novices in her patrol find a dwelling from the Time Before, Keller's life is forever changed. In a bedroom …
review by . May 19, 2010
Nomansland is a pretty good story about a group of Amazon-type women who live in a postapocaliptic world. Their world is one which is tightly governed by rules and restrictions. Girls strictly are raised with specific tasks in mind. There are the Housekeepers, Librarians, Cooks, Mothers, etc. As many have mentioned, this is similar to Lois Lowry's book The Giver. But, I think this book is more reminiscent of Lowry's Gathering Blue, the second one in the 'series' and Ayn Rand's Anthem in its largely …
review by . April 28, 2010
Lesley Hauge's "Nomansland" delivers a post-apocalyptic punch meant to deliver a message to pre-teen and teenage girls regarding modern lifestyles.     Depicting a world where some global catastrophe has rendered the progression of what we now know and live impossible, the community called Nomansland formulated by extreme measures of survival consists of only women--man-hating/fearing horseback riders and archers that vaguely suggest the Amazons of Greek mythology. Ruled by a …
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