Memory of Water

Author: 
Emmi Itaranta
Blurb: 
Global warming has changed the world's geography and its politics. Wars are waged over water, and China rules Europe, including the Scandinavian Union, which is occupied by the power state of New Qian. In this far north place, seventeen-year-old Noria Kaitio is learning to become a tea master like her father, a position that holds great responsibility and great secrets. Tea masters alone know the location of hidden water sources, including the natural spring that Noria's father tends, which once provided water for her whole village. But secrets do not stay hidden forever, and after her father's death the army starts watching their town-and Noria. And as water becomes even scarcer, Noria must choose between safety and striking out, between knowledge and kinship. Imaginative and engaging, lyrical and poignant, Memory of Water is an indelible novel that portrays a future that is all too possible.
Memory of Water
Representation
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Female protagonist: 
Yes
Protagonist of Colour: 
No
Queer relationship: 
No
Disabled protagonist: 
No
Publication
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Publishing date: 
2014
ISBN: 
0062326155
Publisher: 
Harper Voyager
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