Up country

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A 100 "Best of the Best" ALA Best Books for Young Adults of the Last 25 Years, Up Country is a heart-wrenching, powerful story from an exceptionally talented writer. Carl knows he's playing with fire every time he fixes up a stolen car stereo to resell. But he needs the money; how else is he going to get away from his boozing mom and her endless parade of classy guys? Then one night his mother's drinking gets out of control and Carl's plan to get himself a decent life takes a nosedive. Sent to live with distant relatives far away from the life he has always known, Carl is faced with a decision: run away and stick with The Plan, or come up with a new one...fast.

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Grouped Work ID 9bf70770-e646-3025-ef2a-3546481a74f4
Grouping Title up country
Grouping Author carter alden r
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2017-12-19 00:08:11AM
Last Indexed 2018-09-20 01:13:53AM

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display_description When his mother's drinking problem causes him to spend several months with relatives in upstate Wisconsin, 16 yr-old Carl begins to build a life for himself, only to see it threatened by a serious mistake from his painful past.
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publishDate 1989, 2004
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subject_facet Alcoholism -- Fiction, Country life -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction, Wisconsin -- Fiction
title_display Up country
title_full Up country / Alden R. Carter, Up country / by Alden R. Carter
title_short Up country
topic_facet Alcoholism, Country life, Family problems, Fiction