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The porcupine of truth

Konigsberg, Bill, author.

New York, NY : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2015.

325 pages ; 22 cm

Seventeen-year-old Carson Smith is bored with Billings, Montana, and resentful that he has to help his mother take care of his father, a dying alcoholic whom he has not seen in fourteen years--but then he meets Aisha, a beautiful African American girl who's run away from her own difficult family, and together they embark on a journey of discovery that may help them both come to terms with their lives.

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ISBN:

9780545648936 (hbk.)

ISBN:

0545648939 (hbk.)

ISBN:

9780545648943

ISBN:

0545648947

ISBN:

9780545754927

ISBN:

0545754925

LC Call No:

PZ7.K83518 Po 2015

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Konigsberg, Bill, author.

Title:

The porcupine of truth / Bill Konigsberg.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

325 pages ; 22 cm

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text rdacontent

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unmediated rdamedia

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volume rdacarrier

Summary:

Seventeen-year-old Carson Smith is bored with Billings, Montana, and resentful that he has to help his mother take care of his father, a dying alcoholic whom he has not seen in fourteen years--but then he meets Aisha, a beautiful African American girl who's run away from her own difficult family, and together they embark on a journey of discovery that may help them both come to terms with their lives.

Subject:

Dysfunctional families--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Children of alcoholics--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

African American teenage girls--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Friendship in adolescence--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Family problems--Fiction.

Subject:

Alcoholism--Fiction.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Friendship--Fiction.

Subject:

Coming of age--Fiction.

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