Rule of the bone: a novel

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Written in the tradition of such classics as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Catcher in the Rye, Banks' astonishing new novel tells the story of a homeless youth living on the edge of society--a lost boy who maps the cruel world that surrounds him with motherwit, humor, and appalling honesty. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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When we first meet him, Chappie is a punked-out teenager living with his mother and abusive stepfather in an upstate New York trailer park. During this time, he slips into drugs and petty crime. Rejected by his parents, out of school and in trouble with the police, he claims for himself a new identity as a permanent outsider; he gets a crossed-bones tattoo on his arm, and takes the name "Bone."

He finds dangerous refuge with a group of biker-thieves, and then hides in the boarded-up summer house of a professor and his wife. He finally settles in an abandoned schoolbus with Rose, a child he rescues from a fast-talking pedophile. There Bone meets I-Man, an exiled Rastafarian, and together they begin a second adventure that takes the reader from Middle America to the ganja-growing mountains of Jamaica. It is an amazing journey of self-discovery through a world of magic, violence, betrayal and redemption.

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subject_facet Americans -- Travel -- Jamaica -- Fiction, Homeless persons -- New York (State) -- Fiction, Jamaica -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Teenage boys -- New York (State) -- Fiction
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