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Young adult fiction
|Material Type:||Fiction, Juvenile audience|
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|Awards:||A Junior Library Guild selection|
|Description:||247 pages ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||The real reason people sit like idiots watching parades --
Heaven, hockey, and the ice water of despair --
Why "neurotoxin" is now my favorite word in the English language --
Photo ops, flulike symptoms, and trident exchange in the hallway of life --
People sign their lives away for the dumbest reasons, but don't blame me, I just wrote the contract --
A nasty herd of elephants that are nowhere near as embarrassingly adorable as me. Don't ask --
Recipes for disaster from the undisputed master of time, live on your TV screen --
Who needs cash when you've got time coming out of your ears? --
Echolocate this --
Collateral damage, relative humidity, and Lemon Pledge in the dust bowl of my life --
It's amazing what you can get for $49.95 --
Repossession is nine-tenths of the Law, the other tenth is not my problem --
Kidnap ye grouchy gentleman, with something to dismay --
Nobody likes me, everybody hates me, think I'll eat some worms --
Mona-mona-bo-bona, bonano-fano-fo-fona --
The day that forever will be known as "Black Wednesday" --
My head explodes like Mount St. Helens, and I'll probably be picking up the pieces for years --
Go ahead ... tenderize my meat --
I love you, you're and idiot, now let's all go home --
Life in cheap, but mine is worth more than a buck ninety-eight in a free-market economy --
We'll always have Paris, Capisce? --
A weed grows in Brooklyn --
Apppendix 1 --
Appendix 2 --
WorldCat User Reviews (1)
A nice addition to any library.
This was an excellent book. Its about a boy who creates a contract for giving out time, because his friend Gunnar thinks he only has six months to live. Things start getting out of control after that. I really liked it.
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