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Scott Ferdowsi has a track record of quitting. Writing the Great American Novel? Three chapters. His summer internship? One week. His best friends know exactly what they want to do with the rest of their lives, but Scott can hardly commit to a breakfast cereal, let alone a passion. With college applications looming, Scott's parents pressure him to get serious and settle on a career path like engineering or medicine. Desperate for help, he sneaks off to Washington, DC, to seek guidance from a famous professor who specializes in grit, the psychology of success. He never expects an adventure to unfold out of what was supposed to be a one-day visit. But that's what Scott gets when he meets Fiora Buchanan, a ballsy college student whose life ambition is to write crossword puzzles. When the bicycle she lends him gets Scott into a high-speed chase, he knows he's in for the ride of his life. Soon, Scott finds himself sneaking into bars, attempting to pick up girls at the National Zoo, and even giving the crossword thing a try-all while opening his eyes to fundamental truths about who he is and who he wants to be.
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Full title down and across
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Last Update 2018-05-25 23:21:42PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-26 03:19:05AM

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subject_facet Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Iranian Americans -- Fiction, Runaway children -- Fiction, Runaways -- Fiction, Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Fiction, Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction
title_display Down and across
title_full Down and Across, Down and across / by Arvin Ahmadi
title_short Down and across
topic_facet Humor (Fiction), Interpersonal relations, Iranian Americans, Runaway children, Runaways, Self-actualization (Psychology), Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature