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Boy in the Burning House

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ISBN-10: 0374408874

ISBN-13: 9780374408879

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tim Wynne-Jones

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Description:

An Edgar Award Winner Two years after his father's mysterious disappearance, Jim Hawkins is coping -- barely. Underneath, he's frozen in uncertainty and grief. What did happen to his father? Is he dead or just gone? Then Jim meets Ruth Rose. Moody, provocative, she's the bad-girl stepdaughter of Father Fisher, Jim's father's childhood friend and the town pastor, and she shocks Jim out of his stupor when she tells him her stepfather is a murderer. "Don't you want to know who he murdered?" she asks. Jim doesn't. Ruth Rose is clearly crazy -- a sixteen-year-old misfit. Yet something about her fierce conviction pierces Jim's shell. He begins to burn with a desire for the truth, until it…    
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Book details

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 9/8/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English