By Jenny Hubbard
"One of the simplest younger grownup books i have learn in years."--Pat Conroy
At the start of his junior yr at a boys' boarding college, 16-year-old Alex is devastated whilst he fails to avoid wasting a drowning pal. whilst wondered, Alex and his pal Glenn, who used to be additionally on the river, start weaving their net of lies. affected by guilt, Alex takes safe haven within the library, telling his story in a magazine he hides in the back of Moby-Dick. stuck within the net with Alex and Glenn is their English instructor, omit Dovecott, clean out of Princeton, who suspects there is extra to what occurred on the river whilst she perceives guilt in Alex's writing for sophistication. She additionally sees poetic expertise in Alex, which she encourages. As Alex responds to her awareness, he discovers his real voice, one who is going opposed to the boarding tuition bravado that Glenn embraces. whilst Glenn turns into confident that omit Dovecott is out to get them, Alex needs to choose from them.
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