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The porcupine of truth

Author: Bill Konigsberg
Publisher: New York, NY : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Seventeen-year-old Carson Speier is bored of 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 has 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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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Konigsberg
ISBN: 9780545648936 0545648939 9780545648943 0545648947 9780545754927 0545754925
OCLC Number: 890912329
Awards: Stonewall Book Award for Young Adult Literature, 2016
Description: 325 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Bill Konigsberg.

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Seventeen-year-old Carson Speier is bored of 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 has 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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