My chemical mountain

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   Rocked by his father's recent death and his mother's sudden compulsion to overeat, Jason lashes out by breaking into the abandoned mills and factories that plague his run-down town. Always by his side are his two best friends, Charlie, a fearless thrill junkie, and Cornpup, a geek inventor whose back is covered with cysts. The boys rage against the noxious pollution that suffocates their town and despise those responsible for it; at the same time, they embrace the danger of their industrial wasteland and boast about living on the edge.     Then on a night the boys vandalize one of the mills,  Jason makes a costly mistake--and unwittingly becomes a catalyst for change. In a town like his, change should be a good thing. There's only one problem: change is what Jason fears most of all.

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Grouping Title my chemical mountain
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-13 23:59:58PM
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subject_facet Best friends -- Fiction, Compulsive eating. -- Fiction, Conduct of life -- Fiction, Death -- Fiction, Environmental protection -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Pollution. -- Fiction, Vigilantes -- Fiction
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title_full My Chemical Mountain, My chemical mountain / Corina Vacco
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