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In this debut, Madigan captures her photo-prone protagonist with balanced wit and seriousness as he navigates crucial moments in his adolescence. In a tangle of life and death, love and loyalty, 15-year-old Blake emerges with a more sharply defined snapshot of himself.
"[With] sensitive dialogue; beautifully developed, diverse characters; an unblinking pace; and intelligent humor."
From the Publisher
At 15, Blake is into photography, longs to be a comedian, obsessed with sex, and finds balancing his time between his girl friend, and best friend, Marissa really hard. When he inadvertently takes a picture of a homeless woman who turns out to be Marissa's mom, their friendship takes a challenging turn. Soon, he has to decide who needs what most, and how to handle all of it. 2010 William C. Morris Debut YA Award Winner.
After taking a photograph of a woman who is living on the streets and discovering it to be the meth-addicted mother of his closest friend Marissa, 15-year-old Blake finds himself at the heart of a painful drama in a moving coming-of-age tale about love, loyalty and loss. Book available. Winner of the 2010 William C. Morris YA Debut Award.
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