The boy who couldn't die

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Sixteen-year-old Ken lost his best friend in a plane crash and now he wants to be invulnerable - to accident, attack and death. He finds a psychic who claims she can make him immortal for 50 USD - if he will give up his soul. He agrees, but then realizes that the psychic may be exacting a more sinister payment.
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Grouping Title boy who couldn t die
Grouping Author sleator william
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display_description When his best friend dies in a plane crash, sixteen-year-old Ken has a ritual performed that will make him invulnerable, but soon learns that he had good reason to be suspicious of the woman he paid to lock his soul away.
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publishDate 2004, 2005
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subject_facet Immortality -- Fiction, Paranormal fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction, Zombies -- Fiction, Zombies. -- Fiction
title_display The boy who couldn't die
title_full The boy who couldn't die / William Sleator
title_short The boy who couldn't die
topic_facet Immortality, Paranormal fiction, Supernatural, Zombies