Flash burnout: a novel

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Winner of the 2010 William C. Morris Award!

Fifteen-year-old Blake has a girlfriend and a friend who's a girl. One of them loves him; the other one needs him.

When he snapped a picture of a street person for his photography homework, Blake never dreamed that the woman in the photo was his friend Marissa's long-lost meth addicted mom. Blake's participation in the ensuing drama opens up a world of trouble, both for him and for Marissa. He spends the next few months trying to reconcile the conflicting roles of Boyfriend and Friend. His experiences range from the comic (surviving his dad's birth control talk) to the tragic (a harrowing after-hours visit to the morgue).

In a tangle of life and death, love and loyalty, Blake will emerge with a more sharply defined snapshot of himself.

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Last Grouping Update 2019-06-18 22:44:38PM
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subject_facet Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, High schools -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations. -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Photography -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Fiction
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