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I Am the Messenger

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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.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Synopsis:

  

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.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

About the Author

Markus Zusak is the author of I Am the Messenger, winner of the Children's Book Council Book of the Year in Australia, Fighting Ruben Wolfe, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and Getting the Girl. The author lives in Sydney, Australia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780739337295
Author:
Zusak, Markus
Publisher:
Listening Library
Read by:
Gray, Marc Aden
Read:
Gray, Marc Aden
Author:
Gray, Marc Aden
Subject:
General
Subject:
Self-Esteem
Subject:
Heroes
Subject:
Audiobooks
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Subject:
fiction;ya;young adult;mystery;australia;friendship;coming of age;playing cards;cards;printz honor;heroes;realistic fiction;young adult fiction;teen;contemporary;love;messages;novel;self-esteem;bank robbery;printz;romance;suspense;altruism;taxi;printz awa
Subject:
fiction;ya;young adult;mystery;australia;friendship;coming of age;playing cards;cards;printz honor;heroes;realistic fiction;young adult fiction;contemporary;teen;love;novel;messages;self-esteem;bank robbery;printz;romance;suspense;altruism;printz award;ta
Subject:
fiction;ya;young adult;mystery;australia;friendship;coming of age;playing cards;cards;printz honor;heroes;realistic fiction;young adult fiction;contemporary;teen;love;novel;messages;self-esteem;bank robbery;printz;romance;suspense;altruism;printz award;ta
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Seven CD
Publication Date:
20060931
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.90x5.24x1.17 in. .55 lbs.
Media Run Time:
520
Age Level:
12-17

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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.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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