About the Book: Fighting Ruben Wolfe
A fantastic book about fighting against the odds from the author of The Book Thief.
I say, Dont lose your heart, Rube. And very clearly, withoutmoving, my brother answers me. He says, Im not tryin to lose it,Cam. Im tryin to find it.
The Wolfe brothers know how to fight. Theyve been fighting alltheir lives. Now theres something more at stake than justwinning.
A powerful, poignant novel from the author of the internationalbestseller, The Book Thief.
About the Author: Markus Zusak
Markus Zusak, a prize-winning author, lives in Sydney with hiswife and daughter. The Doubleday hardback of The Book Thief ,published at the beginning of January 07, stayed in the top ten ofthe Sunday Times bestsellers for nine weeks. It was published tocritical acclaim in Australia and in America where it reached No. 1on the The New York Times bestsellers list. Film rights have beenoptioned by the makers of The Devil Wears Prada. Find out more byvisiting the website - thebookthief.com
Written with a spare, gritty authenticity, this is a compellingand refreshingly brief novel by the author of the bestselling TheBook Thief. -The Guardian
Originally published in Zusaks native Australia three yearsbefore the hugely successful The Book Thief hit these shores,Fighting Ruben Wolfe is a lithe and affecting short novel about twobrothers who become lured into the seedy underbelly of an illegalboxing ring in order to make some money to help out their parents.With echoes of the vulnerable and questioning first personnarrative of The Outsiders, this is a fiery and ruminative novelfor young teenagers. -The Bookseller
Gritty novella about tough lives in tough neighbourhoods attough economic times. Short, sharp and punchy, it has moments ofsavage humour and pure pathos. Theres poetry in every life - evenwhen its seeped in violence. -bookbag.co.uk
An impressive and heartwarming story of fraternal and familialbonding. -The Irish Times
|Book:||FIGHTING RUBEN WOLFE|
|Publisher:||Random House Uk Ltd|
|Number of Pages:||224|
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