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Swimming to Chicago

Author: David-Matthew Barnes
Publisher: Valley Falls, NY : Bold Strokes Publisher, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Reeling from his mother's suicide, seventeen-year-old Alex Bainbridge retreats from the world around him, often finding solace on a secluded island behind his house. As an Armenian-American living in a small Southern town, Alex struggles to fit in. His close friendship with the outspoken Jillian Dambro is his only saving grace, until he meets and falls in love with Robby LaMont -- an introverted new student at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David-Matthew Barnes
ISBN: 9781602825727 1602825726
OCLC Number: 701019538
Description: 234 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by David-Matthew Barnes.

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"Reeling from his mother's suicide, seventeen-year-old Alex Bainbridge retreats from the world around him, often finding solace on a secluded island behind his house. As an Armenian-American living in a small Southern town, Alex struggles to fit in. His close friendship with the outspoken Jillian Dambro is his only saving grace, until he meets and falls in love with Robby LaMont -- an introverted new student at school. As the year unfolds and the lives of the adults around them unravel, the three teens form an unbreakable bond, vowing to do anything to stay together -- even if it means leaving everything behind"--P. [4] of cover.

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