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"The Fugitive" meets "Blade Runner" with a Kevin Brooks kick in this heart-stopper about a boy who discovers he's not one hundred percent human.

It was just supposed to be a routine exam. But when the doctors snake the fiber-optic tube down Robert Smith's throat, what they discover doesn't make medical sense. Plastic casings. Silver filaments. Moving metal parts. In his naked, anesthetized state on the operating table, Robert hears the surgeons' shocked comments: "What the hell is that?"

"It's me," Robert thinks, "and I've got to get out of here." Armed with a stolen automatic and the videotape of his strange organs, he manages to escape, and to embark on an orphan's violent odyssey to find out exactly who--exactly what--he is.

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After doctors snake a fiber-optic tube down Robert Smiths throat, what they discover doesn't make medical sense. Armed with a stolen automatic and the videotape of his strange organs, Robert embarks on a violent odyssey to find out exactly who--and what--he is.

About the Author

Kevin Brooks is the groundbreaking author of the internationally acclaimed novels DAWN; BLACK RABBIT SUMMER; BEING; THE ROAD OF THE DEAD, a Mystery Writers of America "Edgar" nominee; CANDY; KISSING THE RAIN; LUCAS; and MARTYN PIG, which received England's Branford Boase Award for Best First Novel. Brooks lives in Yorkshire, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439903424
Author:
Brooks, Kevin
Publisher:
Push
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
Identity (psychology)
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market Paperbound
Publication Date:
20080231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in
Age Level:
from 14

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