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· Knopf Books for Young Readers
· Hardcover · October 10, 2006 · $15.95 · 978-0-375-87516-8 (0-375-87516-6)
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Praise
“Readers will continue to cheer for this outsider who finds life’s deck stacked against him. . . . A must-read for fans of Chris Crutcher.”–The Bulletin

“[A] remarkable first novel.”–Kirkus Reviews

“Harmon compellingly renders wary, brittle Ian, particularly the tension between his admirable motivations and his self-destructive impulses.”–Booklist

“A marvelous debut.”–Kirkus Reviews

“Harmon knows the world of outsiders, and he writes in a dead-on true voice, both funny and tragic.”–Chris Crutcher


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