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On the Come Up

On the Come Up
 

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ISBN 9781406382303
Published 7 February 2019 by Walker Books
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Thomas, Angie
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781406382303
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Walker Books
Imprint Walker Books
Publication Date 7 February 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Thomas, Angie
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 448
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 970872

Description of this Electronic Book

No. 1 New York Times bestseller"[An] exuberant, exquisitely intimate novel." The New York Times "Passionate and powerful." Metro"Pure magic." The Observer Movie rights sold to Fox 2000; George Tillman Jr. to direct The award-winning author of The Hate U Give returns with a powerful story about hip hop, freedom of speech - and fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you.Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri's got massive shoes to fill. But when her first song goes viral for all the wrong reasons, Bri finds herself at the centre of controversy and portrayed by the media as more menace than MC. And with an eviction notice staring her family down, Bri no longer just wants to make it - she has to. Even if it means becoming the very thing the public has made her out to be.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review When THUG came out, Thomas was branded "the voice of a generation"; On the Come Up proves that those accolades were not premature. Clever, thoughtful and thoroughly addictive, it deserves to be one of the biggest hits of the year.

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Author's Bio

Angie Thomas is the author of the hugely critically acclaimed and bestselling The Hate U Give. She was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. A former teen rapper, she is the recipient of a Walter Dean Myers Grant, awarded by the We Need Diverse Books campaign. This is her second novel. You can find her on Twitter: @acthomasbooks or visit her website, angiethomas.com.

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