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Fighting Ruben Wolfe

by Markus Zusak

Part of the Underdogs Series

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults eBooks of the Month

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Bestselling novelist Markus Zusak has written a taut and compelling novel which, suitably enough since it is about boxing, packs a punch. With not enough money coming into the house, two brothers set about to earn some extra cash. Picked up by a boxing promoter they start to fight for money. Having practised together, one with the left hand glove and one with the right, the two are both good but what will happen when they have to fight each other?

Fighting Ruben Wolfe Synopsis

Keep it clean, fellas. Fair fight. Okay. Do it. Don't go down. If you go down, get up. The bell, the fists, the fight. It begins, and the first round is death. The second round is the coffin. The third is the funeral. The Wolfe brothers know how to fight - they've been fighting all their lives. Now there's more at stake than just winning.

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ISBN: 9781862309579
Publication date: 28/01/2010
Publisher: Definitions an imprint of Random House Children's Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781862309579
Publication date: 28th January 2010
Author: Markus Zusak
Publisher: Definitions an imprint of Random House Children's Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 224 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,
Categories: General fiction (Children's / Teenage),

About Markus Zusak

Australian author Markus Zusak grew up hearing stories about Nazi Germany, about the bombing of Munich and about Jews being marched through his mother’s small, German town. He always knew it was a story he wanted to tell.'We have these images of the straight-marching lines of boys and the 'Heil Hitlers' and this idea that everyone in Germany was in it together. But there still were rebellious children and people who didn’t follow the rules and people who hid Jews and other people in their houses.'Markus Zusak is the award-winning recipient of a 2006 Printz ...

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