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Candy (Hardcover)

Author:  Kevin Brooks
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0439683270
ISBN-13: 9780439683272
Sku: 30759389
Publish Date: 2/11/2005
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.75L x 1.25T
Pages:  368
Age Range:  16 to UP
 
After falling deeply in love with a desperate, drug-taking girl named Candy, Joes life begins to fall apart as Candys mind games make an impact, yet Joe is unwilling to see his dreams of music die and so must find a way to get control back for himself while saving Candy from her self-destructive ways in the process. *Author: Brooks, Kevin *Publication Date: 2005/02/11 *Number of Pages: 364 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Grade Level: 10-12 *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 5.75 *Height: 8.50
From the Publisher:
After falling deeply in love with a desperate, drug-taking girl named Candy, JoeÆs life begins to fall apart as CandyÆs mind games make an impact, yet Joe is unwilling to see his dreams of music die and so must find a way to get control back for himself while saving Candy from her self-destructive ways in the process.After falling in love with Candy, a drug addict, Joe becomes desperate as he tries to keep his dream of working as a musician alive while trying to save Candy from her self-destructive ways.
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For 15-year-old suburbanite Joe, one small trip to London results in an intense, fatal love of the delectable Candy, a young, heroin-addicted prostitute dominated by Iggy, her cruel, frightening pimp. Joe can't get her out of his mind, and writes a song for her that takes him back to London with his band. Obsessed, his feelings begin to reflect the high and low pitches of Candy's addiction. But her terrifying world--a place of destitution, violence, and narcotics--doesn't get in the way of Joe's desire to save her.

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Publishers Weekly Annex
"Versatile English author Brooks (MARTYN PIG; LUCAS) infuses his latest tale with a romantic--even mythic--grandeur sure to enthrall his fans...This story's gritty street smarts will keep thrill-seekers more than entertained, while Joe's orphic rescue mission into the netherworld of addiction gives more thoughtful readers plenty to ponder." 01/31/2005

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"[P]rovocative, suspenseful...Joe's alternately love-drunk and rueful voice will keep readers engrossed...." 02/01/2005

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   12
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0368
Product attributePublisher:   Chicken House
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