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Lean on Pete
by Willy Vlautin


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" Vlautin] unearths a world Steinbeck would have recognised...where the American underclass still resides. Lean On Pete is an archetypal American novel, Huck Finn for the crystal-meth generation."
-- Independent Extra

Author Willy Vlautin--"a major realist talent"( Seattle Post Intelligencer ) who is often compared to Raymond Carver, John Steinbeck, and Denis Johnson--returns with Lean on Pete , the story of a 15-year old boy struggling to make his way to a long lost aunt, who just might give him a home.  Read more...


 
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Overview

" Vlautin] unearths a world Steinbeck would have recognised...where the American underclass still resides. Lean On Pete is an archetypal American novel, Huck Finn for the crystal-meth generation."
--Independent Extra

Author Willy Vlautin--"a major realist talent"(Seattle Post Intelligencer) who is often compared to Raymond Carver, John Steinbeck, and Denis Johnson--returns with Lean on Pete, the story of a 15-year old boy struggling to make his way to a long lost aunt, who just might give him a home. In the words of author Mark Billingham, "Vlautin is a truly original voice.... and] one of the best writers in America," and "Lean on Pete is powerful, heartbreaking stuff."


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780061456534
  • ISBN-10: 0061456535
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: April 2010
  • Page Count: 277
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.4 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds

Series: P.S.

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