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Wrestling Sturbridge (Paperback)

Author:  Rich Wallace
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0679885552
ISBN-13: 9780679885559
Sku: 30120385
Publish Date: 6/1/1997
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 6.75H x 4L x 0.5T
Pages:  144
Age Range:  16 to UP
The critics' votes are in--"Wrestling Sturbridge is a winner! Now available in rack-sized paperback.
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Fed up with staying in the shadow of Al, the number-one wrestler in his school, Ben fears that he will end up working in a factory like his father, until a special friend helps him to find his inner strength. An ALA Quick Pick. Reissue.


"...exciting and well done...a gem that deals with the gritty emotion of being a teenage boy who matures into a man." - C. Allen Nichols June 1997

Los Angeles Times Book Review
"...the author tells a terrific story--subtle, funny, cleanly drawn. Benny; his pals; his girlfriend, Kim; and his family are all vivid characters and it is a pleasure to read about them." - Karen Stabiner 09/15/1996

Chicago Tribune Books
"There are only a few contemporary writers who can hit the mark with teenage boys, and Rich Wallace, with his first novel, seems likely to join that group." - Mary Harris Veeder 04/14/1996

"Here's a contender--tough, smart, all the right moves. With his first novel, Rich Wallace vaults into the first string with Bruce Brooks and Chris Crutcher." - Robert Lipsyte

"Beautifully written...a chance to be inside the head of a boy just as he becomes a man." - Pam Conrad

Kirkus Reviews
"The young characters here, male and female, are all athletes, but not stereotyped jocks, and Wallace limns the pleasures and limitations of small-town culture with a sure hand." 05/15/1996

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Pocketbook
Product attributeMinimum Age:   12
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0144
Product attributePublisher:   Alfred A. Knopf
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