September 1, 2004
September 1, 2004
Max is the consummate high school overachiever. Straight-A student, debate team captain, future editor of the school paper, dutiful Max does whatâ's expectedâ?until the day he inexplicably breaks up with Cindy, his perfect girlfriend. Is their relationship too much to handle on top of everything else? Or is Max just tired of doing everything heâ's supposed to? As Max begins to question his life, all of the old rules dissolveâ?and he searches in some very unlikely places for new ones. â?Nelson, it seems, possesses that peculiar and particular ability, granted to only a fewâ? the Judy Blumes and J. D. Salingers of this worldâ?to accurately portray the mysterious inner life of the American teenager.â?
â?Time Out New York
â?Fiercely real and really fierce.â?
â?Daniel Handler (aka â?Lemony Snicketâ?)
â?Nelson, it seems, possesses that peculiar and particular ability, granted to only a fewâ? the Judy Blumes and J. D. Salingers of this worldâ?to accurately portray the mysterious inner life of the American teenager.â?
Tired of being seen as the perfect student with the right girlfriend and the straight-A lifestyle of an overachiever, 17-year-old high school student Max Calwdwell gives up. He turns his back on everything familiar and settles back to experience a world beyond the dependable one he has always known. Max's new attitude leads him to question everything he has always believed and, ultimately, changes his life forever.
- Genre: Juvenile Fiction
- Subgenre: Social Issues / Values + Virtues, School + Education, General
- Age: Teen
- Edition: Reprint
- Language: English
- Author: Blake Nelson
- Online Item #: 12726471
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-6291
- ISBN: 9780142402429
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported