- Published: New York : Knopf, , c2002.
- Year Published: 2002
- Edition: 1st American ed.
- Description: 357 p. ; 22 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 640
- 0375836675 (softcover)
- 0375830995 :
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I am the messenger
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Originally published: Australia : Pan Macmillan Australia, 2002, as The messenger.
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. Meet Ed Kennedy₇underage cabdriver, pathetic cardplayer, and useless at romance. He lives in a shack with his coffee-addicted dog, the Doorman, and he₂s hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence, until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery. That₂s when the first Ace arrives. That₂s when Ed becomes the messenger. . . . Chosen to care, he makes his way through town helping and hurting (when necessary), until only one question remains: Who₂s behind Ed₂s mission? Winner of the 2003 Children₂s 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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