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Lean On Pete by Willy Vlautin
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it was amazing

Featuring a fifteen-year-old boy with a string of hard luck, the new book by Willy Vlautin mines a similar storyline as his first two books and it's just as good. You may think it would be tiring to always write about the depressing lives of people but Willy does it so well, giving his readers a shining thread of hope to hold on to throughout. At times the book had the feel of a classic kid's adventure ala Huck Finn and I admit I did tear up a few times while reading it. The Portland setting at the beginning was cool too.
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March 23, 2010 – Shelved

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Malbadeen Its out now? For the rest of us?

Kevin Marie wrote: "Its out now? For the rest of us?"

I think it comes out on 4/13. He's reading at Powell's on April 27th.

message 3: by Erica (new) - added it

Erica yup, 4/13.

message 4: by T J (new) - rated it 4 stars

T J Flynn I would recommend anybody to go see Willy read. As Kevin pointed out, he is a great storyteller and has great delivery.

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