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Lean on Pete

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Description for Lean on Pete Paperback.
Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson wants a home; food on the table; a high school he can attend for more than part of a year; and some structure to his life. But as the son of a single father working at warehouses across the Pacific Northwest, he's been pretty much on his own for some time. Lean on Pete opens as he and his father arrive in Portland, Oregon and Charley takes a stables job, illegally, at the local race track. Once part of a vibrant racing network, Portland Meadows is now seemingly the last haven for washed up ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571339471
SKU
9780571339471
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Ref
99-9

About Willy Vlautin
Willy Vlautin is the prize-winning author of four acclaimed novels, The Motel Life, Northline, Lean on Pete, which was shortlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and The Free. He is also the frontman of the band Richmond Fontaine, whose many albums include Post to Wire, and more recently founded The Delines. Andrew Haigh's film of Lean on Pete will ... Read more

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