[PDF] ✓ Free Read ↠ My Road Trip to the Pretty Girl Capital of the World : by Brian Yansky ✓


  • Title: My Road Trip to the Pretty Girl Capital of the World
  • Author: Brian Yansky
  • ISBN: 9780812626919
  • Page: 279
  • Format: Hardcover

  • It s 1979, and Simon s life is unraveling before his very eyes He doesn t get along with his father, his girlfriend has just dumped him, he s in trouble with the school authorities, and he s been arrested for drinking underage and smoking pot not to mention selling the stuff And to top it off, he s adopted, and his parents act like it s something shameful He wrestles opIt s 1979, and Simon s life is unraveling before his very eyes He doesn t get along with his father, his girlfriend has just dumped him, he s in trouble with the school authorities, and he s been arrested for drinking underage and smoking pot not to mention selling the stuff And to top it off, he s adopted, and his parents act like it s something shameful He wrestles open his parents lockbox, finds the names and last known location of his birth parents, and decides to leave Mansfield, Iowa, and head to Texas in search of his origins His encounters with an Elvis impersonator who may just be the missing man himself along with a young woman on the lam and two hapless drifters add up to a picaresque road trip tale that is not only very funny but honest in the telling.
    Brian Yansky
    I write fiction for young adults and for adults.


    Commentaires:

    Alexa Knisely
    My Trip to the Pretty Girl Capital of the World Book Review In the book, My Road Trip to the Pretty Girl Capital of the World by Brain Yansky, a troubled teen is about to go on the adventure of a lifetime. Within this wondrous novel of realistic fiction several twists and turns occur. The setting of the book changes constantly as Simon, the main character, travels to Austin, Texas; with a few strangers he meets along the way. He is bullied in his home state of Iowa, leaving him with a distraught [...]

    Sarah
    Great guy book. I give it to my Bottled Up and Finding Lubchenko readers. In 1979 when his life in Mansfield, Iowa, seems to fall apart, seventeen-year-old Simon takes his father's car and sets out for Texas, looking for his birth parents and picking up a man claiming to be Elvis, two bums, and an abused young wife along the way.

    Marie
    Though set in 1979, I think teens today (boys & girls) can relate to Simon. The people he meets along his road trip help him realize that home isn't such a bad place to be.

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      Published :2018-05-19T07:43:09+00:00