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Life hasn’t been easy for Eugene “Huge” Smalls.

Sure, his IQ is off the charts, but that doesn’t help much when you’re growing up in the 1980s in a dreary New Jersey town where your bad reputation precedes you, the public school system’s written you off as a lost cause, and even your own family seems out to get you.

But it’s not all bad. Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett have taught Huge everything he needs to know about being a hard-boiled detective . . . and he’s just been hired to solve his first case.

What he doesn’t realize is that his search for the truth will change everything for him.

Synopsis:

Twelve-year-old Eugene "Huge" Smalls is short, mean, angry, and brilliant, characteristics which win him no friends, but he is also an amateur sleuth with his first real case, which leads him to believe life might be better if he did not imagine himself a character in a Raymond Chandler novel.

About the Author

JAMES W. FUERST spent his teenage years inNew Jerseyand now lives inBrooklyn. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. fromHarvardUniversityand holds an M.F.A from The New School. Huge is his first novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307452511
Subtitle:
A Novel
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Author:
James Fuerst
Author:
Fuerst, James
Subject:
Fiction : General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Mystery and detective stories
Subject:
New jersey
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Audio Books-Literature
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090707
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
320

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"Synopsis" by , Twelve-year-old Eugene "Huge" Smalls is short, mean, angry, and brilliant, characteristics which win him no friends, but he is also an amateur sleuth with his first real case, which leads him to believe life might be better if he did not imagine himself a character in a Raymond Chandler novel.
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