Lean on Pete: A Novel

Lean on Pete: A Novel

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Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson wants a home, food on the table, and a high school he can attend for more than part of a year. But as the son of a single father working in warehouses across the Pacific Northwest, Charley's been pretty much on his own. When tragic events leave him homeless weeks after their move to Portland, Oregon, Charley seeks refuge in the tack room of a run-down horse track. Charley's only comforts are his friendship with a failing racehorse… (more)

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Lean on Pete is the story of a boy and his horse, but it is never heart-warming – it ranges in tone from desperate to merely painful – and, while fascinating, it is never entertaining or redemptive. But if you want an unadorned portrait of American life (at least in some places) at the beginning of the 21st century, this is the book for you.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Harper Perennial (September 27, 2011)

Collection: Harper Perennial

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 4.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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