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I Am the Messenger (Paperback)

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    By the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Book Thief, this is a cryptic journey filled with laughter, fists, and love.

    Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing car......more

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By the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Book Thief, this is a cryptic journey filled with laughter, fists, and love.

Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing cards, hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey, and utterly devoted to his coffee-drinking dog, the Doorman. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery.

That's when the first ace arrives in the mail. That's when Ed becomes the messenger. Chosen to care, he makes his way through town helping and hurting (when necessary) until only one question remains: Who's behind Ed's mission?

This book is a 2005 Michael L. Printz Honor Book and recipient of five starred reviews.

Markus Zusak is the award-winning author of The Book Thief and I Am the Messenger, both Michael L. Printz Honor Books. An international bestseller, The Book Thief has sold over 4.5 million copies in the U.S. alone and has garnered worldwide critical acclaim. The New York Times called it "Brilliant and hugely ambitious. . . . It's the kind of book that can be life changing," and The Guardian (UK) said, "Unsettling, thought-provoking, life-affirming, triumphant and tragic, this is a novel of breathtaking scope, masterfully told. It is an important piece of work, but also a wonderful page-turner."

Markus Zusak is the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens. He lives with his wife and children in Sydney, Australia.

Author:
Zusak, Markus
Genre:
JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
Genre Detail:
Juvenile Grades 10-12 Ages 15+
Audience:
Young adult
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
357
Language:
English
Publisher:
Alfred a Knopf Inc
Publish Date:
05/09/2006
Copyright Year:
2002
ISBN:
9780375836671
Height:
8.0 in
Wdth:
5.0 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
0.6 lb
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