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Trash

Trash
 

Raphael is a dumpsite boy. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping next to it. Then one unlucky-lucky day, Raphael's world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It's a bag of clues. It's ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781409098119
Barcode 9781409098119
Published 2 September 2010 by Random House
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Mulligan, Andy
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781409098119
ISBN-10 1409098117
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Random House
Imprint RHCP Digital
Publication Date 2 September 2010
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Mulligan, Andy
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Adventure Stories
War Stories
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Ebook Challenge Level: 7-9
VIC Ebook Premier's Reading Challenge
Ebook Challenge Level: 5-6
Ebook Challenge Level: 7-8
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 558845

Description of this Electronic Book

NOW A MAJOR FILM BY STEPHEN DALDRY AND RICHARD CURTISRaphael is a dumpsite boy. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping next to it.Then one unlucky-lucky day, Raphael's world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It's a bag of clues. It's a bag of hope. It's a bag that will change everything.Soon Raphael and his friends Gardo and Rat are running for their lives. Wanted by the police, it takes all their quick-thinking and fast-talking to stay ahead. As the net tightens, they uncover a dead man's mission to put right a terrible wrong.And now it's three street boys against the world...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review One of the most exciting and original novels of the year . . . It's a tight, thrilling story, told from various characters' perspectives and has a Slumdog, feel-good pulse beating through it. A genuine treasure find

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Author's Bio

Andy Mulligan was brought up in South London. He worked as a theatre director for ten years, before travels in Asia prompted him to retrain as a teacher. He has taught English and Drama in Britain, India, Brazil and the Philippines. Andy's novel Trash has been published in twenty-two languages and will soon be a major motion picture directed by Stephen Daldry and scripted by Richard Curtis.

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