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Friday, January 18, 2008
The Uglies by Scott Westerfield
This month’s Book Club reading selection is Uglies by Scott Westerfield:
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Pages 1-971.Most people are unhappy with some aspect of their physical appearance.In this novel, 16-year-olds are provided with an incredible opportunity – cosmetic surgery that will transform them to become physically perfect.Tally has waited eagerly for this all of her life – goodbye plain face and wide nose.Hello, America’s Next Top Model!Plus she gets to finally be with her friend, Peris, who turned 16 months earlier.Though the Pretties are physically perfect, we find out (mainly through Tally’s newfound friend Shay) that life as a Pretty may not be as wonderful as everyone thinks.What are some disadvantages to becoming a Pretty?