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Author Almond, David, 1951-
Title The fire-eaters / David Almond.
Pub Info New York : Delacorte Press, c2003.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 E Dennis (Sears)-Juvenile  YA FICTION ALM     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J FICTION ALM     AVAILABLE
Descript 218 p. ; 22 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 3.6 5 5 79071
"Portions of this novel appeared in ... the magazines Panurge and Stand and in A Kind of Heaven"--T.p. verso.
Originally published: Great Britain : Hodder Children's Books, 2003.
Summary In 1962 England, despite observing his father's illness and the suffering of the fire-eating Mr. McNulty, as well as enduring abuse at school and the stress of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bobby Burns and his family and friends still find reasons to rejoice in their lives and to have hope for the future.
Subject Conduct of life -- Fiction.
Hope -- Fiction.
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
ISBN 0385731701 (trade)
0385902077 (glb)
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