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The Electric Kid (Electric Kid #1)

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The year is 2061

Hotwire and Blindboy have always been a team. That's how they survive. But now they've gotten themselves kidnapped by the master criminal of the underworld and pressed into doing his wicked bidding, all because of their extraordinary talents.

blindboy and Hotwire are a couple of kids whose home is the city dump. Blindboy can hear stuff buried under the dirt...more
Mass Market Paperback, 144 pages
Published December 1st 1997 by Avon Books (first published 1994)
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Synopsis: Two orphan children fight to keep out of trouble in a gritty dystopian future.

Thoughts: PRETTY AWESOME. It's sort of like what you'd get if Philip K. Dick wrote Oliver Twist and had Ridley Scott direct the film, with music by Vangelis. Yes, sort of like Blade Runner, but for kids. Are you ready for this? First, there are these kids that live in a garbage dump IN THE FUTURE where there are three or four different kinds of cars and they all have different madey-uppey names depending on w...more
A nice little adventure story about some brighter than average, tough street kids.
Snail in Danger (Sid) Nicolaides
Neat story, but the pacing wasn't quite right for me.
Oct 11, 2008 Tiffy rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
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