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Skippy Dies by Paul Murray
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Jan 15, 11

really liked it
Read from January 01 to 15, 2011

A dead-on account of life as a 14-year-old boy (as painful as that account might be), and the adults these boys become, and the worlds they inhabit in each stage ... and yet so much more. Equal parts humorous and heartbreaking, hopeful and cynical, it's a telling not to be missed.

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01/01/2011 page 1
0.0% "Skippy and Ruprecht are having a doughnut-eating race one evening when Skippy turns purple and falls off his chair."
5.0% "Though I still miss the consistency of page numbers in the Kindle app, I'm happy to see a percentage complete option on GoodReads."
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