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A Boy Named Gene (Paperback)

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Gene Ivenetti is a shy, skinny kid of 10. He is constantly harassed and bullied by older peers as a result of his skinny frame. A resilient attitude compels him to fight back. In doing so, he discovers that he has remarkable punching power. Learning to box, he ultimately becomes hurt and lapses into a deep coma lasting two year''s.During his personal dilemma, a mysterious person named ''Herbie" enters his young life through crafty notes and elusive phone calls while claiming responsibility for his punching power amongst other unusual oddities. Such as, causing his nemesis to disappear. The enigma of ''Herbie" also causes the modest young boy much frustration since he has never met this so-called ''Herbie" in person.Eventually, the controversial events cause Gene to go from being the neighborhood jackass to a hero in the eyes of the entire neighborhood. His poignant story will amuse, inspire, and captivate the reader with fascination until its astonishing and happy ending.


Publisher iUniverse
Mfg Part# 9780595363308
SKU 202054220
Format Paperback
ISBN10 059536330X
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0172
Publisher iUniverse
$18.86 + $2.75 shipping
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