Stahler, David, Jr. Doppelganger.

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

STAHLER, David, Jr. Doppelganger. Harper-Collins. 258p. c2006. 978-0-06-087234-2. $8.99. JS

To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, May 2006: In this spooky horror story, doppelgangers kill people and take over their bodies and their lives. Our protagonist is one of these terrible creatures, but he has empathy and scruples. When he is attacked by a small-town teenager named Chris, kills him, and takes over his life, he falls in love with Chris's girlfriend Amber and does what he can to make life better for Chris's unhappy family. Chris's abusive father has terrorized the family and passed on his propensity for violence to his son, a star linebacker but also an...

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