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Ripper (edition 2012)

by Stefan Petrucha

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Title:Ripper
Authors:Stefan Petrucha
Info:Philomel (2012), Hardcover, 432 pages
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For a YA novel it was very well written. A fun read, a surprise twist at the end. ( )
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May 23, 1895 THE LENOX LIBRARY - "Let me show you a secret." Elizabeth B. Rowley liked the man's confidence.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0399255249, Hardcover)

You thought you knew him. You were dead wrong.

Carver Young dreams of becoming a detective, despite growing up in an orphanage with only crime novels to encourage him. But when he is adopted by Detective Hawking of the world famous Pinkerton Agency, Carver is given not only the chance to find his biological father, he finds himself smack in the middle of a real life investigation: tracking down a vicious serial killer who has thrown New York City into utter panic. When the case begins to unfold, however, it's worse than he could have ever imagined, and his loyalty to Mr. Hawking and the Pinkertons comes into question. As the body count rises and the investigation becomes dire, Carver must decide where his true loyalty lies. Full of whip-smart dialogue, kid-friendly gadgets, and featuring a then New York City Police Commissioner Teddy Roosevelt, Ripper challenges everything you thought you knew about the world's most famous serial killer.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:53:54 -0400)

Adopted by famous Pinkerton Agency Detective Hawking in 1895 New York, fourteen-year-old Carver Young hopes to find his birth father, but when he becomes involved in the pursuit of notorious killer Jack the Ripper, Carver discovers that finding the truth can be worse than ignorance.… (more)

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