In Darkness

In Darkness

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WINNER of the 2013 Printz Award.

In darkness, I count my blessings like Manman taught me. One: I am alive. Two: there is no two.

In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, a boy is trapped beneath the rubble of a ruined hospital, thirsty, terrified and alone. Shorty is a child of the slums, a teenage boy who has seen enough violence to last a lifetime, and who has been inexorably drawn into the world of the gangsters who rule Site Soley; men who dole out money with one hand and death with the other.

But Shorty has a secret: a flame of revenge that blazes inside him and a burning wish to find the twin sister he lost seven years ago . . .

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781408819951
BY (AUTHOR) Lake, Nick
PUBLISHER : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC PUBLICATION DATE : January 03, 2013
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Bloomsbury Children's Books
LANGUAGE : English AGE : From 12 years
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 284 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Children’s, Teenage & Educational
DESCRIPTION :
WINNER of the 2013 Printz Award.

In darkness, I count my blessings like Manman taught me. One: I am alive. Two: there is no two.

In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, a boy is trapped beneath the rubble of a ruined hospital, thirsty, terrified and alone. Shorty is a child of the slums, a teenage boy who has seen enough violence to last a lifetime, and who has been inexorably drawn into the world of the gangsters who rule Site Soley; men who dole out money with one hand and death with the other.

But Shorty has a secret: a flame of revenge that blazes inside him and a burning wish to find the twin sister he lost seven years ago . . .

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781408819951
BY (AUTHOR) Lake, Nick
PUBLISHER : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC PUBLICATION DATE : January 03, 2013
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Bloomsbury Children's Books
LANGUAGE : English AGE : From 12 years
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 284 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Children’s, Teenage & Educational