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Newberry Honour Award Winner & National Book Award Winner.Matt is six years old when he discovers that he is different from other children and other people. To most, Matt isn't considered a boy at all, but a beast, dirty and disgusting. But to El Patron, lord of a country called Opium, Matt is the g

Author Nancy Farmer

Pages 400

Publisher Simon and Schuster

Published Date 2013-08-01

ISBN 1471120384 9781471120381


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