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I am the messenger / Markus Zusak.

Zusak, Markus. (Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780375836671 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0375836675 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780375930997
  • ISBN: 037593099X
  • ISBN: 9780375830990
  • ISBN: 0375830995
  • Physical Description: 357 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Knopf trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: "A Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
Originally published: The messenger. Australia : Pan Macmillan Australia, 2002.
Formatted Contents Note: 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
Summary, etc.: 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.
Awards Note: Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book, 2006.

Available copies

  • 26 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Wilmington Memorial Library.

Current holds

1 current hold with 35 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Wilmington Memorial Library Teen Zusak (Text) Young Adult/Teen Fiction Available -
Subject: Self-esteem > Fiction.
Heroes > Fiction.
Taxicab drivers > Fiction.
Self-esteem > Juvenile fiction.
Heroes > Juvenile fiction.
Taxicab drivers > Juvenile fiction.
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