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Meet Ed Kennedy--underage cabdriver, pathetic cardplayer, and useless at romance. He lives in a shack with his coffee-addicted dog, the Doorman, and he's hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence, until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery. That's when the first Ace arrives. That's when Ed becomes the messenger. . . . Chosen to care, he makes his way through town helping and hurting (when necessary), until only one question remains: Who's behind Ed's mission? Winner of the 2003 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Award in Australia, I Am the Messenger is a cryptic journey filled with laughter, fists, and love. "From the Hardcover edition."


Erica Jesonis

Posted August 17, 2009

19-year-old Ed Kennedy is an underachieving taxi driver with no direction, self-esteem or goals. His life seems pretty boring until one fateful day: he boldly stops a bank robbery and helps bring the criminal to justice. Ed becomes hero for a day, …

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