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The obstacle course, J.F. Freedman

Label
The obstacle course
Title
The obstacle course
Statement of responsibility
J.F. Freedman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Obstacle Course, a coming-of-age story that recounts the adventures of a colorful, profane, street-smart, and appealing fifteen-year-old boy growing up in 1957 on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Roy Poole has to be smart because he is almost always on his own. His father is a drinker, womanizer, and wife-beater. His mother can't cope with her husband or her children; Roy copes by running with his own gang, whose escapades sometimes border on the criminal. And this young man is eminently available when the girls come after him, which is often. But there is another side to Roy. He builds model ships and regularly hitchhikes to Annapolis to run the Naval Academy's grueling obstacle course. For Roy Poole's one ambition in life, his consuming dream, is to become a midshipman
Summary
In the habit of running through the obstacle course at nearby Annapolis, fifteen-year-old Ray Poole is discovered, sent to prep school, and headed for Annapolis, until a twist of fate changes his course
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
028281
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3556.R3833
LC item number
O27 1994
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The obstacle course, J.F. Freedman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19176005
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780670853465
Lccn
93022915
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
Label
The obstacle course, J.F. Freedman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19176005
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780670853465
Lccn
93022915
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps

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