Adam Rapp





Adam Rapp

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Adam Rapp says that when he was working on his chilling, compulsively readable young adult novel 33 SNOWFISH, he was haunted by several questions. Among them: "When we have nowhere to go, who do we turn to? Why are we sometimes drawn to those who are deeply troubled? How far do we have to run before we find new possibilities?"

At once harrowing and hypnotic, 33 SNOWFISH--which was nominated as a Best Book for Young Adults by the American Library Association--follows three troubled young people on the run in a stolen car with a kidnapped baby in tow. With the language of the street and lyrical prose, Adam Rapp hurtles the reader into the world of lost children, a world that is not for the faint of heart. His narration captures the voices of t
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Average rating: 3.59 · 4,032 ratings · 747 reviews · 31 distinct works · Similar authors
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3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 1,031 ratings — published 2010 — 14 editions
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33 Snowfish
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 507 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
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Under the Wolf, Under the Dog
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 420 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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The Year of Endless Sorrows
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 326 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Red Light Winter
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 295 ratings — published 2005
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The Children and the Wolves
3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 287 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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Ball Peen Hammer
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3.21 of 5 stars 3.21 avg rating — 224 ratings — published 2009
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Nocturne: A Play
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 160 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
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Little Chicago
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Stone Cold Dead Serious: An...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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“I don't mind him not talking so much, because you can hear his voice in your heart; the same way you can hear a song in your head even if there isn't a radio playing; the same way you can hear those blackbirds flying when they're not in the sky”
Adam Rapp, 33 Snowfish

“It was at that moment that I came to the conclusion that there is some link between plants and loneliness. ”
Adam Rapp, The Year of Endless Sorrows

“It was like losing an important weight-bearing bone, and I knew I would spend the rest of my life trying to figure out how to walk the streets without it. ”
Adam Rapp, The Year of Endless Sorrows

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