G.A.R. Memorial Library (West Newbury)

I am the messenger, Markus Zusak

Summary
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
Table Of Contents
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
Language
eng
Literary Form
fiction
Edition
First Knopf trade pbk. edition
Note
"A Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Physical Description
357 pages, 21 cm.
Isbn
9780037593096

Library Locations

  • G.A.R. Memorial Library (West Newbury)

    490 Main Street, West Newbury, MA, 01985, US
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