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Raphael is a dumpsite boy. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping next to it.

Then one unlucky-lucky day, Raphael?s world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It?s a bag of clues. It?s a bag of hope. It?s a bag that will change everything.

Soon Raphael and his friends Gardo and Rat are running for their lives. Wanted by the police, it takes all their quick-thinking, fast-talking to stay ahead. As the net tightens, they uncover a dead man?s mission to put right a terrible wrong.

And now it's three street-boys against the world...

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