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Edgy. Clever. Emotionally penetrating A searing portrayal of the 21st century. I think this desk sucked the life outta my ass Welcome to Mercury High and the opening thoughts of Jimmy-a.k.a. faithful friend, politically-pressured son, younger brother and sarcastic Senior trapped in a skinny body. Jimmy tackles the hot issues of today-Iraq, the family dynamic, drugs, loyalty, freedom of speech, terrorism and other forms of shocking violence-unveiling the true intricacy of love and complexity of hate. From the humorous antics of high school to a world spinning out of control, this is a journey from the very core of America to the outer edge of reason. And through it all, Jimmy must come to terms with the one betrayal he least expected. It's a revelation that poses the ultimate question-what of our tendency to label the world in black and white, right and wrong, us and them Me and you?There is one problem I see with all this Operation Iraqi Freedom stuff though, and ita#39;s that Bush didna#39;t go over there. He sent a bunch of ... Why Nick put brand- spankina#39; new leather seats in an old a#39;91 Corolla is beyond me. Carpet stained fromanbsp;...

Author:Amber Hartley
Publisher:iUniverse - 2005-02


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