Crash and Burn

Crash and Burn

3.89 (1,673 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

Major streaming series coming soon to Hulu

Starring in the Hulu adaptation of this cult bestseller: Alex Fitzalan, Alex Wolff, Sebastian Chacon, and Camila Perez.

On April 21, 2008, Steven Crash Crashinsky saved more than a thousand people when he stopped his classmate David Burnett from taking their high school hostage armed with assault weapons and high-powered explosives.

You likely already know what came after for Crash: the nationwide notoriety, the college recruitment, and, of course, the book deal. What you might not know is what came before: a story of two teens whose lives have been inextricably linked since grade school, who were destined, some say, to meet that day in the teachers' lounge of Meadows High.

And what you definitely don't know are the words that Burn whispered to Crash right as the siege was ending, a secret that Crash has never revealed.

Until now.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 535 pages
  • 132 x 206 x 33mm | 426g
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0062112910
  • 9780062112910
  • 650,621

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What you know: On April 21, 2008, Steven Crash Crashinsky saved more than a thousand people when he stopped his classmate David Burnett from taking their high school hostage armed with assault weapons and high-powered explosives. What you don't know: the words that burn whispered to crash right as the siege was ending, a secret that crash has never spoken of.

Until now.
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Review quote

"Sprawling, messy, vulgar, sexy, irreverent, violent, bighearted, harrowing. These are just a few of the many adjectives about to be hurled in the direction of this roaring freight train of a debut... Gutsily conceived, written, and edited, this is, quite simply, a great American novel."--Booklist (starred review)
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Rating details

1,673 ratings
3.89 out of 5 stars
5 37% (614)
4 32% (530)
3 21% (348)
2 7% (109)
1 4% (72)
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