Edge by Michael Cadnum

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In this gripping new novel from a master of young adult psychological thrillers, revenge and the need for justice all go unanswered as the police and the law fail. Zachary Madison is the only one left who can do what has to be done--alone, with a .38 in his hand.

About Michael Cadnum

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Michael Cadnum, a National Book Award finalist, is the author of over a dozen novels for young adults. He lives in Albany, California.
Published August 1, 1997 by Viking Juvenile. 256 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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While he watches his mother and his father's new wife grudgingly achieve a truce, Zachary is left to grieve over his father's fate: Will he ever be able to speak or walk again?

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The first few chapters of this sober, ambitious novel seem oddly disconnected: the narrator, Zachary Madison, incites a news-making brawl, finds an abandoned gun, describes the theft of his car and flashes back to his impulsive decision to quit high school.

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