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The Lifters

The Lifters By Dave Eggers

When Gran and his family move to Carousel, he has no idea the town is built atop a secret. Little does he suspect, as he walks his sister to school or casually eats a banana, mysterious forces lurk mere inches beneath his feet, tearing up the earth like mini-hurricanes and causing the town to slowly but surely sink.

When Gran’s friend, the difficult-to-impress Catalina Catalan, presses a silver handle into a hillside and opens a doorway to underground, he knows that she is extraordinary and brave and that he will have no choice but to follow wherever she leads. With luck on their side, and some discarded hockey sticks for good measure, Gran and Catalina might just find a way to lift their town–and the known world–out of danger.

Dave Eggers

DAVE EGGERS is an award-winning and best-selling author of many books, including The Circle, The Monk of Mokha, The Captain and the Glory, and The Parade. He is the founder of McSweeney’s, the San Francisco independent publishing company. He is the co-founder of 826 National, a network of youth writing centers that has inspired dozens of other centers worldwide, and Voice of Witness, which advances human rights through oral history publishing and education. Eggers is a winner of the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Education, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the TED Prize, and has been a finalist for the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
www.daveeggers.net

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