Boy21

Boy21

From Matthew Quick, the author of The Silver-Linings Playbook, comes a powerful young adult novel about basketball, outer-space and friendship.

You can lose yourself in repetition--quiet your thoughts; I learned the value of this at a very young age.

Basketball has always been an escape for Finley. He lives in broken-down Bellmont, a town ruled by the Irish mob, drugs, violence, and racially charged rivalries. At home, his dad works nights, and Finley is left to take… (more)

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Please don’t let the slightly odd description of the book have you thinking this isn’t a great contemporary, because it definitely is.


Book Details  


Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (March 05, 2012)

Parent ISBN: 9780316193146

File size: 1.9 MB

Language: English


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