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The Boy Who Couldn't Die

Sleator, William

(Book - 2004)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
The Boy Who Couldn't Die
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Baker & Taylor
Ken, the only child of rich, indulgent parents, finds a woman who makes him invulnerable to pain and death, but the curse makes him kill while he is dreaming.

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When his best friend dies in a plane crash, sixteen-year-old Ken has a ritual performed that will make him invulnerable, but soon learns that he had good reason to be suspicious of the woman he paid to lock his soul away.

Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, c2004
ISBN: 0810948249
0810987902
Branch Call Number: FIC S
Characteristics: 162 p. ; 21 cm.
Alternate Title: Boy who could not die

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When his best friend dies in a plane crash, sixteen-year-old Ken has a ritual performed that will make him invulnerable, but soon learns that he had good reason to be suspicious of the woman he paid to lock his soul away.


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Jul 27, 2012
  • elysha45 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I didn't really like the character himself as a jerk who was privileged which pretty much makes this author good at writing a convincing character. But the adventure was great to read. Good in suspense

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