Chappie is a punked-out teenager rejected by his mother and abusive stepfather. Out of school and in trouble with the police, he drifts through crash pads, doper squats, and malls until he finally settles in an abandoned school bus with Rose, a seven-year-old child, and I-Man, an exiled Rastafarian who will dramatically change his life. Together they begin an amazing journey...
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The story of a homeless youth living on the edge of society - a lost boy who maps the cruel world that surrounds him with wit, humour and appalling honesty.Review:
`A magnificent book ... Bone will stay with me for the rest of my
life' -- Roddy Doyle
`A spellbinding novel' -- Observer
`An immediate American classic, a Huck Finn for our times ... A
wonderful novel, a true story of redemption' -- Mail on Sunday
`Funny, moving and utterly convincing' -- Sunday Times
`If you've never read Russell Banks it's time you acquired the
habit' -- Elmore Leonard
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # HH-267-73-6049006