Cover of: Hero | Perry Moore

Hero

1 edition

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Published by Hyperion .
Written in English.

About the Book

Funny, exciting novel about a teenage boy growing up with two secrets: one, that he has superpowers - two, that he's gay. And he gets to save the world... Even though Thom Creed's a basketball star, his high school classmates keep their distance. They've picked up on something different about Thom. Plus, his father, Hal Creed, was one of the greatest and most beloved superheroes of his time until a catastrophic event left him disfigured and an outcast. The last thing in the world Thom wants is to add to his father's pain, so he keeps secrets. Like that he has special powers. And he's been asked to join the League -- the very organization of superheroes that disowned Hal. But joining the League opens up a new world to Thom. There, he connects with a misfit group of aspiring heroes:* Scarlett, who can control fire but not her anger Typhoid Larry, who can make anyone sick with his touch Ruth, a wise old woman who can see the futureTogether these unlikely heroes become friends and begin to uncover a plot to kill the superheroes. This groundbreaking and widely acclaimed novel tells an unforgettable story about love, loss, and redemption.

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Number of pages
432
Dimensions
8.2 x 5.7 x 1.4 inches
Weight
1.3 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL9502523M
ISBN 10
1423101952
ISBN 13
9781423101956
OCLC/WorldCat
144709773
Library Thing
3092814
Goodreads
1251032

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