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The Day I Killed James

Written by Catherine Ryan HydeAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Catherine Ryan Hyde


· Knopf Books for Young Readers
· Trade Paperback · Ages 12 and up
· October 12, 2010 · $8.99 · 978-0-440-23999-4 (0-440-23999-0)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

IT WASN’T SUPPOSED to end up like this. But it did.

When Theresa brings James to a party as her date, it’s just for the night . . . and he knows that. But when everything goes horribly wrong, James drives his motorcycle off a cliff—and Theresa knows she’s responsible for his death.
Theresa tries to run away from the pain, becoming a new young woman with a whole new life. She meets people, of course, but she never really makes connections—she’s too scared she’ll hurt them, too. But what Theresa discovers is that you can try to run away from the pain—but you can never really run away from yourself. The only way out is through.

This compelling tale of love and loss is about broken hearts—and how to begin to repair your own.


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AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Catherine Ryan Hyde is the author of Becoming Chloe, The Year of My Miraculous Reappearance, the national bestseller Pay It Forward, and Love in the Present Tense, among many other books. She lives in California


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