Title: Nathan's Run
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good +
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +
Edition: First Edition - First Printing
Jacket protected in acid-free clear plastic cover. One inch black mark on the bottom edges. Pages clean and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 001795
Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Nathan, an escapee from a juvenile detention center who has been accused of killing a guard, becomes the center of a national dialogue on violent youth crime, the object of a nationwide manhunt, and the target of a professional killer. A first novel. 100,000 first printing. $200,000 ad/promo. Tour.
Review: Twelve-year-old Nathan Bailey, accused of murdering a cop, becomes the target of a nationwide manhunt even as a vicious hit man is closing in on him. Orphaned and alone, Nathan has no one to count on but himself. To stay alive he must exercise all his agility and cleverness. And ironically, he finds his honesty is the best weapon he has as he wins the trust of a radio talk-show host and pleads his case to a rapt nation. This debut novel by John Gilstrap has created an international sensation.
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