Anthem of a Reluctant Prophet
Luke Hunter thinks heâe(tm)s joking when he tells a good friend exactly when âe" 8:37 the following morning âe" and how âe" hit by a red van from out of town âe" that friend will die. But when events unfold as Luke foretold, he wants none of it: he has enough problems being an average teenager without the added burden of seeing into the future âe" not to mention the ever-after. Terrified, but pretending not to be, Luke pushes his friends and family away, while the local news crew, a Christian fundamentalist preacher and a missing girlâe(tm)s frantic mother all draw nearer, seeking to profit from Lukeâe(tm)s new-found âe~giftâe(tm). Written in clear, precise prose, Anthem of a Reluctant Prophet is a darkly comic coming-of-age novel about death and life.
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What an awesome book!!User Review - giovanna51 - Borders
this book was so real. the author knew a lot about teenagers these days; she wasnt one of those that makes up a phony character. Luke was all real. the book is hard to describe. it is told in by the ... Read full review