The White City by John Claude Bemis audiobook

The White City: Book 3 of The Clockwork Dark

By John Claude Bemis
Read by John H. Mayer

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The Clockwork Dark Series: Book 3

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    ISBN: 9780307915528

In The Nine Pound Hammer, John Bemis introduced middle-grade readers to a whole new approach to epic fantasy, founded on characters and themes from American mythology and lore, including the legend of John Henry. Now in the third and final book, the heroes come together at the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago for a final confrontation with a businessman and tycoon who is in fact an ageless evil known as the Gog. With his Dark Machine, he intends to bend the world to his ruthless vision of progress and efficiency. It's man versus machine all over again, fighting for the soul of humanity in front of Ferris's Wheel. For fans of adventure fantasy like Percy Jackson and Peter and the Starcatchers.

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Summary

In The Nine Pound Hammer, John Bemis introduced middle-grade readers to a whole new approach to epic fantasy, founded on characters and themes from American mythology and lore, including the legend of John Henry. Now in the third and final book, the heroes come together at the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago for a final confrontation with a businessman and tycoon who is in fact an ageless evil known as the Gog. With his Dark Machine, he intends to bend the world to his ruthless vision of progress and efficiency. It's man versus machine all over again, fighting for the soul of humanity in front of Ferris's Wheel. For fans of adventure fantasy like Percy Jackson and Peter and the Starcatchers.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Tom Angleberger, author of The Strange Case of Origami Yoda:
A rigorous adventure set in our own country’s folkloric past, when the sons of John Henry and Little Bill fought a desperate, fantastical battle for the soul of America. A series which any self-respecting middle school book nerd would wolf down eagerly."
This third book focuses the complicated plots of the trilogy into a consistent conclusion that forces the reader to consider nature’s strength and technology’s dangers....The first two volumes’ middle school fans who are now in junior high will find more than enough action and thought for their maturing tastes."
VOYA, June 19, 2011:
With The Clockwork Dark series drawing to a close, author Bemis has saved the best for last...With a plot as intricate as the Machine at its center and a page-turning pace, this unique, ambitious American fantasy comes to a satisfying end that would please even John Henry."
Kirkus Reviews, July 15, 2011:

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Author Bio: John Claude Bemis

Author Bio: John Claude Bemis

John Claude Bemis is an award-winning author, musician, and educator. His novels include The Prince Who Fell from the Sky and the Clockwork Dark trilogy: The Nine Pound Hammer, The Wolf Tree, and The White City. John was chosen as North Carolina’s Piedmont Laureate for Children’s Literature. Visit him online at www.JohnClaudeBemis.com.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 12.07
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English