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I will save you

by de la Peña, Matt.

Format: Kindle Book 2010 2010
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Summary
Seventeen-year-old Kidd Ellison runs away to work for the summer at a beach campsite in California where his hard work and good looks lead to friendship and love but painful past memories surface in menacing ways.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "After running away from a group home, 17-year-old Kidd Ellison sets up camp at a beach, where he is put to work by Mr. Red, an aging surfer who runs a maintenance shop. Hardworking and handsome, if somewhat slow, Kidd begins to make friends with some of the camp's teens, especially Olivia, a blond beauty who wears a ski cap that covers part of her face regardless of the weather. Then Devon, Kidd's former best friend and nemesis, finds Kidd and threatens to destroy the peaceful life that he has fallen into. De la Peña has crafted a taut psychological novel that will both frustrate and fascinate readers. Narrated by Kidd, it moves from the immediate past and a possible murder to the present, then to the far past, constantly offering clues to the mysteries of Kidd's sad and violent life. The intriguing, well-developed characters introduce themes of class and gender friction, creating a puzzling and sobering yet strangely hopeful book that will stay with readers.--Bradburn, Frances Copyright 2010 Booklist"
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Additional Information
Subjects Emotional problems of teenagers Juvenile fiction
Schizophrenia Juvenile fiction
Mental illness Juvenile fiction
Emotional problems Fiction
Schizophrenia Fiction
Mental illness Fiction
Young Adult Literature
Young Adult Fiction
Cardiff by the Sea (Encinitas, Calif.) Juvenile fiction.
Cardiff by the Sea (Encinitas, Calif.) Fiction.
Electronic books.
Publisher New York :Random House Children's Books2010
2010
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
Format: Kindle Book
Format: OverDrive READ
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Description 1 online resource
ISBN 9780375897429
9780375897429
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