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An edition of A Monster Calls (2011)

A monster calls

a novel

1st U.S. ed.
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Candlewick Press

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Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.

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Cover of: A Monster Calls
A Monster Calls
Mar 22, 2012, Walker Books Ltd
Cover of: A monster calls
A monster calls: a novel
2011, Candlewick Press
in English - 1st U.S. ed.

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Somerville, Mass


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PZ7.N43843 Mok 2011, PZ7.N43843Mok 2011

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204 p. :
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A brilliant, graphic novel written by young but promising Patrick Ness. This is the story about 13 year old Conor and his mother who is dying of cancer. Conor has to face the cruelty of real life and learn to let his close and dearest go. When no human can help him Monster appears...

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