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Born: May 17 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Previous jobs: Farm hand, ranch hand, truck driver, sailor, dogsled racer, teacher, field engineer, editor, soldier, actor, director, trapper, professional archer, migrant farm worker, singer

Hobbies: Sailing, collecting and riding Harley Davidsons; twice ran the Iditarod, the challenging 1,000 mile dogsled race across Alaska

Inspiration for writing: After a librarian gave him a book to read--along with his own library card--Gary was hooked. He began spending hours alone in the basement of his apartment building, reading one book after another.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440415572
Subtitle:
Memories of a Sixteenth Summer
Author:
Paulsen, Gary
Publisher:
Laurel Leaf
Location:
New York
Subject:
Social Situations - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Literary
Subject:
Social Situations - Adolescence
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Teenage boys
Subject:
Social Situations - Runaways
Subject:
Social Issues - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Social Issues - Runaways
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Literary
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Laurel Leaf Books
Series Volume:
121-01
Publication Date:
20020108
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
6.88x4.20x.52 in. .19 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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