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The Hunger Games by  Suzanne Collins - First US Edition/First Printing - 2008 - from Lost Paddle Books, IOBA (SKU: LPB003147SC)

The Hunger Games

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The Hunger Games

by Collins, Suzanne

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  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: Scholastic Press, 2008. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good -/Very Good -. True first printing with full number line down to and including 1.Grey paper covered boards with gilt to illustration on front panel and type on spine. Wear to spine and board ends. Dinged top rear corner. Small scar to top of front endpapers where extra glue from printer squeezed out. Board ends faded. Unclipped jacket has rubbing/wear especially at corners and spine ends with nicks and a short 1/2 inch tear to top of spine and very small moisture stain to bottom of spine - Very Good -.


The Hunger Games (2008) is a young-adult science fiction novel written by Suzanne Collins. It was originally published in hardcover on September 14, 2008 by Scholastic. It is the first book of the Hunger Games trilogy. It introduces sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives in a post-apocalyptic world where a powerful government called the Capitol has risen up after several devastating disasters.


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On Apr 20 2014, fireflower537 said:
I feel this is a very overrated series. If Gale was a GAIL nobody would care about it. It also focused way too much on the violence.
On Feb 27 2014, a reader said:
This is a wonderful, exciting read full of suspense and will have you staying up all night reading it. I love this book. It shows me another world.
On Feb 4 2014, a reader said:
Easy read, great story. Now I have to read the next one!
On Apr 7 2012, davidleslie said:
Amazing story that makes you very involved in the book. Great characters.


Lost Paddle Books, IOBA US (US)
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The Hunger Games
Collins, Suzanne
Book condition
Used - Very Good -
Jacket condition
Very Good -
First US Edition/First Printing
Scholastic Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Bookseller catalogs
Science Fiction; Young Adult;

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