I Am the Messenger

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Perfection Learning, May 1, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 357 pages
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Meet Ed Kennedy--underage cabdriver, pathetic cardplayer, and useless at romance. He lives in a shack with his coffee-addicted dog, the Doorman, and he's hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence, until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery. That's when the first Ace arrives. 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?
Winner of the 2003 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Award in Australia, I Am the Messenger is a cryptic journey filled with laughter, fists, and love.

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I buddy read this with Chantal (click for her review). 3.5 out of 5 stars Meet Ed Kennedy: My full name's Ed Kennedy. I'm nineteen. I'm an underage cabdriver. I'm typical of many of the young men you ... Read full review

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I buddy read this with Vane! Click here to see her review. 3.5 stars I am the Messenger is, in many ways, a beautiful book. The story is moving, the message beautiful and the characters interesting ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Australian author Markus Zusak was born in Sydney on June 23, 1975. He began writing at the age of 16, and seven years later his first book, The Underdog, was published. Zusak is best known for his award-winning young adult novels The Book Thief and I Am the Messenger, both of which have been successful internationally and are Michael L. Printz Honor books. The Book Thief is scheduled to be released as a major motion picture on November 15, 2013. In 2015 The Book Thief topped the Dymocks 101 Club list of the best 101 books of all time.

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