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  • Published: 2 July 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241985892
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $24.00

Dear Edward

The heart-warming New York Times bestseller




The luminous, life-affirming New York Times bestseller about a 12-year-old boy who is the sole survivor of a plane crash

One summer morning, a flight takes off from New York to Los Angeles: there are 192 people aboard. When the plane suddenly crashes, twelve-year-old Edward Adler is the sole survivor.

In the aftermath, Edward struggles to make sense of his grief, sudden fame and find his place in a world without his family. But then Edward and his neighbour Shay make a startling discovery; hidden in his uncle's garage are letters from the relatives of other passengers - all addressed him.

Following the passengers' final hours and Edward's unique coming-of-age, Dear Edward asks one of life's most profound questions: what does it mean not just to survive, but to truly live?

  • Published: 2 July 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241985892
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $24.00

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