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I am the messenger

Author: Markus Zusak
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st Knopf trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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After capturing a bank robber, nineteen-year-old cab driver Ed Kennedy begins receiving mysterious messages that direct him to addresses where people need help, and he begins getting over his lifelong feeling of worthlessness.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Jugendbuch
Juvenile fiction
Novela
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Markus Zusak
ISBN: 0375836675 9780375836671 0375830995 037593099X 9780375830990 9780375930997
OCLC Number: 68711615
Notes: "A Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Originally published: The messenger. Australia : Pan Macmillan Australia, 2002.
Awards: Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book, 2006.
Target Audience: Young Adult.; 640
Description: 357 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Part one: The first message: The holdup --
Sex should be like math: an introduction to my life --
The ace of diamonds --
The judge and the mirror --
Watching, waiting, raping --
Pieces --
Harrison avenue --
Being Jimmy --
The barefoot girl --
The shoebox --
Another stupid human --
Edgar street revisited --
Murder at the cathedral --
Part two: The stones of home: aftermath --
The visit --
The envelope --
Just Ed --
Cabs, the hooker, and Alice --
The stones --
The priest --
Juveniles --
The cops show up --
The easy one and ice cream --
The color of her lips --
Blood and roses --
The face of clubs --
Part three: Trying times for Ed Kennedy: The game --
Twenty dollars for the dog and the card --
Dig --
The benefits of lying --
The power and the glory --
A moment of beauty --
A moment of truth --
Clown Street. Chips. The Doorman. and me --
The woman --
Front-porch cyclone --
A phone call --
The Bell Street theater --
The last reel. Part four: The music of hearts: The music of hearts --
The kiss, the grave, the fire --
The casual suit --
To feel the fear --
Ritchie's sin --
God bless the man with the beard, the missing teeth, and the poverty --
The secret Marv --
Each to each --
The swings --
Audrey, part one: three nights to wait --
Marv's after thought --
Audrey, part two: three minutes to take --
The end --
Part five: The Joker: The laughter --
The weeks --
The end is not the end --
The folder --
The message.
Other Titles: Messenger
Responsibility: Markus Zusak.
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After capturing a bank robber, nineteen-year-old cab driver Ed Kennedy begins receiving mysterious messages that direct him to addresses where people need help, and he begins getting over his lifelong feeling of worthlessness.

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