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33 Snowfish

by Adam Rapp Author · Timothy Basil Ering Illustrator

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"Adam Rapp's brilliant and haunting story will break your heart. But then his words will mend it. . . . Absolutely unforgettable." – Michael Cart

On the run in a stolen car with a kidnapped baby in tow, Custis, Curl, and Boobie are three young people with deeply troubled pasts and bleak futures. As they struggle to find a new life for themselves, it becomes painfully clear that none of them will ever be able to leave the past behind. Yet for one, redemption is waiting in the unlikeliest of places.
With the raw language of the street and lyrical, stream-of-consciousness prose, Adam Rapp hurtles the reader into a world of lost children, a world that is not for the faint of heart. Gripping, disturbing, and starkly illuminating, his hypnotic narration captures the voices of two damaged souls - a third speaks only through drawings - to tell a story of alienation, deprivation, and ultimately, the saving power of compassion.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Candlewick Press
Imprint:
Candlewick
Publication Date:
2011

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Adam Rapp (Author)

Adam Rapp says that when he was working on his chilling, compulsively readable young adult novel 33 Snowfish, he was haunted by several questions. Among them: When we have nowhere to go, who do we turn to? Why are we sometimes drawn to those who a...

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