Klass, David. Firestorm.

Author:Rohrlick, Paula
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review

KLASS, David. Firestorm. (The Caretaker Trilogy: Book 1.) Macmillan, Square Fish. 289p. c2006. 978-0-312-38018-2. $8.99. J S *

To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, September 2006: Who is Jack? The 18-year-old abruptly learns he isn't who he always thought he was: his whole life so far has been a masquerade, designed to keep him hidden so that he can accomplish a heroic, world-saving act. When he breaks the football rushing record at his school, Jack makes the news and attracts the attention of powerful, mysterious enemies he never knew he had, the Dark Army. He's forced to go on the run, aided by a telepathic dog and a female warrior who teaches him how to defend himself. His mission is to find a weapon called Firestorm that will prevent the ecological devastation that has turned the world of the future into a barren...

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