I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak audiobook

I Am the Messenger

By Markus Zusak
Read by Marc Aden Gray

Listening Library (Audio) 9780375830990
8.66 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780739337301

DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF AND AN UNFORGETTABLE AND SWEEPING FAMILY SAGA.   From the author of the extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller The Book Thief, I Am the Messenger is an acclaimed novel filled with laughter, fists, and love.  A MICHAEL L. PRINTZ HONOR BOOK FIVE STARRED REVIEWS Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing cards, hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey, and utterly devoted to his coffee-drinking dog, the Doorman. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery.   That's when the first ace arrives in the mail. 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?

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award

A 2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Nominee for Young Adult Fiction

A 2006 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book

A 2006 ALA Best Book for Young Adults

A 2009 Abraham Lincoln Award Nominee

Winner of Printz Honors, 2006

DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF AND AN UNFORGETTABLE AND SWEEPING FAMILY SAGA.
 

From the author of the extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller The Book Thief, I Am the Messenger is an acclaimed novel filled with laughter, fists, and love.
 


A MICHAEL L. PRINTZ HONOR BOOK
FIVE STARRED REVIEWS

Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing cards, hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey, and utterly devoted to his coffee-drinking dog, the Doorman. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery.
 
That's when the first ace arrives in the mail. 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?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Compulsively readable.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Raucous, poignant, and at times laugh-out-loud funny.” BookPage
“Funny and gripping.” Miami Herald
“The organization is curious, the writing suspenseful, and the idea intriguing. These make it a close-to-perfect book.” Children’s Literature
“It’s funny, engrossing, and suspenseful.” KLIATT (starred review)
“Zusak’s characters, styling, and conversations are believably unpretentious, well-conceived, and appropriately raw.” School Library Journal (starred review)

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Reviews

by Jack Vincent 9/13/2017
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This book is a fun read and will have you laughing out loud during the many humorous remarks along the way. While I did enjoy the book , I found it may have gone on a bit too long . Give it a go you'll be glad you did

Author

Author Bio: Markus Zusak

Author Bio: Markus Zusak

Markus Zusak is the author of I Am the Messenger, winner of the Children’s Book Council Book of the Year in Australia; Fighting Ruben Wolfe, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; The Book Thief, a Printz Honor Book; and Getting the Girl. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 8.66
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English