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ISBN13: 9780385754309
ISBN10: 0385754302
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Irreverent, foulmouthed seventeen-year-old Cricket is the oldest ward in a Catholic boys home in Maine—and his life sucks. With prospects for the future that range from professional fighter to professional drug dealer, he seems doomed to a life of “criminal rapscallinity.” In fact, things look so bleak that Cricket cant help but wonder if his best option is one final cliff dive into the great unknown. But then Wynona Bidaban steps into his world, and Cricket slowly realizes that maybe, just maybe, life doesnt totally suck.

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In this emotionally powerful, funny debut, Cricket Cherpin needs to figure out what to do with his life before he turns eighteen. But life sucks—so why not just give up?

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Tim Tharp lives in Oklahoma, where he teaches at Rose State College. He is also the author of the YA novel Knights of the Hill Country, an ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults. He lives in Midwest City, Oklahoma.

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KTReads, January 19, 2015 (view all comments by KTReads)
This book was very fast paced and easy to read. The lead character Sutter was very likable and even a little relatable. He came off as that guy in school that almost everyone loved. But he could also have his dark moods and secrets. Sutter was a known drunk and everyone in the school loved him for it because he was the life of the party. But in reality Sutter was a drunk so he would not have to face his problems. Until he meets Aimee and everything changes. This a very good book and I recommend it.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385754309
Author:
Tharp, Tim
Publisher:
Ember
Author:
Blagden, Scott
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Edition Description:
Cloth
Publication Date:
20130731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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