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Zachary is adrift in the world. He has cut himself off from most of his past, dropped out of high school, broken up with girlfriend, lost touch with his best friend who moved away, and seems content in his discontent.

He is also angry at the world, an anger that often explodes in violence. When a random act of violence enters his life—his father is shot during a car-jacking—his life begins to spin out of control. When it appears that the person arrested for shooting and paralyzing his father will go free due to a lack of evidence, Zachary becomes obsessed with seeking vengeance. Retrieving a gun he acquired years ago, Zachary is determined to see justice done.

Cadnum says that like his earlier novels Calling Home and Breaking the Fall, Edge is based on a true event. In those books, however, the idea sprang...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Edge from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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