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Killing Time in Crystal City


Author: Chris  LYNCH
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Subject/Category:  9-12
Year Reviewed:: 2016
ISBN: 9781442440111
Review: A relationship with his father that's just as broken as his arm leads Kevin to conclude running away and becoming a different person will be his ticket to a better life. En route to Crystal City to live with his estranged, black-sheep uncle, Kevin meets up with girls who also have broken arms and lives, and finds tentative belonging with a group of rough beach bums. Now he wonders if this was such a great idea. Coming of age and gaining acceptance sometimes means confronting past choices and ditching the denial games.

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