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Edgar Allan Poe Award Winner
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
FSG Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9781429969918176 Pages, Ages 13-18
Winner of the Mystery Writers of America's 2011 Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Fiction
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Eyewitness to two killings, fourteen-year-old Gabriel James relates the shocking story behind the murders in a police interrogation interspersed with flashbacks. Step by step, this Montana teenager traces his discovery of a link between a troubled classmate's disturbing home life and an outbreak of local crime. In the process, however, Gabriel becomes increasingly confused about his own culpability for the explosive events that have unfolded.
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