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   Jumper, by Steven Gould  
  Novel, first publication in February 1992 , latest edition in February 2002
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      A first novel.

    Deciding he's finally had enough abuse from his drunken father and determined to get away-any way he can-Davy discovers he has the ability to teleport anywhere he wants. Fleeing to New York but desperately short of cash he "jumps" into a bank vault. While living the high life in the Big City on the stolen money and testing the limits of his power, Davey makes another startling discovery: the mother he thought had abandoned him.

    But a new tragedy and a pledge to avenge the loss will plunge Davy into a dangerous and mysterious world of terrorists and government espionage. This time there may be no safe place for the Jumper.

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  • Family Conflict, Violence
  • New York City
  • Telepathy - Mind Reading - ESP - Psionics - Psychic
  • Teleportation
  • Terrorism - Terrorists
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