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Literature: I Am the Messenger
Protect the diamonds. Survive the clubs. Dig deep through the spades. Feel the hearts.

I Am the Messenger (originally published in Australia as The Messenger) is an award-winning children's book by Markus Zusak.

Meet Ed Kennedy. Underage cabdriver, pathetic cardplayer and a man who is useless at romance. He lives in a shack with his coffee-addicted dog, the Doorman, and he's hopelessly in nervous-love with his best friend, Audrey. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence, until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery. That's when the Ace of Diamonds arrives, with three addresses written on its back. That's when Ed becomes the messenger, helping and hurting (when necessary) until only one question remains: who's behind his mission?

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