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Nowhere Fast

Nowhere Fast

by Kevin Waltman
The latest from PUSH: a startling first novel about guy friendship, difficult choices, and life in the middle of nowhere.

This startling debut novel is about both the velocity and the inertia of being a teenage boy in America. It's about Gary, who drives around aimlessly with his best friend Wilson in a stolen car, looking for something to do but only finding trouble or boredom. It's about Gary's attempts to be a good boyfriend and a good son, even though his girlfriend is on to his issues and his dad has a tornado temper. It's about living in a town that you've known your whole life but doesn't know you at all. It's about looking for escape, and the price you sometimes have to pay to get free.
Ages
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
Grade Level Equivalent
7.1
Lexile Measure
780L
Guided Reading
NR
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
208
Genre
General Fiction

About the Author

Kevin Waltman Kevin Waltman, an author of Young Adult books, was born in Bedford, Pennsylvania, but spent an extended adolescence in various locations throughout Indiana.

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