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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.
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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.About the Author:
The author of three novels, John Gilstrap is a former fireman and emergency medical technician.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0060173858
Book Description HarperCollins, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0060173858
Book Description HarperCollins, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # MB001N4T5OO
Book Description HarperCollins. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0060173858 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0007920