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Left alone for days on end, twelve-and-a-half-year-old Wyatt Reaves burns down the family house. His parents lose everything, but Wyattand#8217;s favorite uncle, Spade, whisks him away to and#8220;safety.and#8221; Spade sees potential in the boyand#8212;to earn moneyand#8212;in the bare-fist fight racket. As the two travel across America for the next six years, living off Wyattand#8217;s earnings and the goodness of ladyfriends, Wyatt begins to search for who he really is . . . and to realize who he isnand#8217;t.

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Why I Fight is an astounding coming-of-age novel about a boy whose unhappy childhood leads him into the dangerous world of bare-fist fighting.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442402546
Author:
Oaks, J. Adams
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Criminals
Subject:
Uncles
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Reprint
Series:
Richard Jackson Books
Publication Date:
20100720
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr (digital)
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 7.21 oz
Age Level:
13-17

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