Deathwatch

Mass Market Paperback | October 15, 1973

byRobb White

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"An exciting novel of suspense, based on a fight to the finish between an honest and courageous young man and a cynical business tycoon who believes that anything can be had for a price."--Horn Book. An ALA Best of the Best Books for Young Adults, Edgar Allan Poe Mystery Writers Award, A New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year, New York Public Library--Books for the Teen Age.

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Ben, a college kid, accepts a job as a hunting guide for Madec, a man who is intent on finding a very rare species. When they set out, all is well until Madec accidentally shoots a man. Ben would like to believe Madec’s tale that it was all an accident, but the fact is he knows it wasn’t. Now fearing for his life, Ben flees to the near...

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"An exciting novel of suspense, based on a fight to the finish between an honest and courageous young man and a cynical business tycoon who believes that anything can be had for a price."--Horn Book. An ALA Best of the Best Books for Young Adults, Edgar Allan Poe Mystery Writers Award, A New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year, New...

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"An exciting novel of suspense, based on a fight to the finish between an honest and courageous young man and a cynical business tycoon who believes that anything can be had for a price."--Horn Book. An ALA Best of the Best Books for Young Adults, Edgar Allan Poe Mystery Writers Award, A New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year, New...

Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 6.88 × 4.19 × 0.44 inPublished:October 15, 1973Publisher:Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0440917409

ISBN - 13:9780440917403

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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Ben, a college kid, accepts a job as a hunting guide for Madec, a man who is intent on finding a very rare species. When they set out, all is well until Madec accidentally shoots a man. Ben would like to believe Madec’s tale that it was all an accident, but the fact is he knows it wasn’t. Now fearing for his life, Ben flees to the nearest town knowing that if he makes one wrong move — like telling the authorities — Madec will surely shoot him, too! An Edgar Allen Poe Mystery Writers award. An ALA Best of the Best for Young Adults winner. A New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year recipient. If these laurels aren’t enough to recommend Robb White’s Deathwatch, then what will?