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I Am the Messenger

Written by Markus ZusakAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Markus Zusak


· Knopf Books for Young Readers
· eBook · December 18, 2007 · $9.99 · 978-0-307-43348-0 (0-307-43348-X)
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, hardcover and a trade 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 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.




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