Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick

Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick

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Ferris Bueller meets La Femme Nikita in this funny, action-packed young adult novel. It's prom night--and Perry just wants to stick to his own plan and finally play a muchanticipated gig with his band in the Big Apple. But when his mother makes him take Gobija Zaksauskas--their quiet, geeky Lithuanian exchange student--to the prom, he never expects that his ordinary high school guy life will soon turn on its head. Perry finds that Gobi is on a mission, and Perry has no other choice but to go along for a reckless ride through Manhattan's concrete grid with a trained assassin in Dad's red Jag. Infused with capers, car chases, heists, hits, henchmen, and even a bear fight, this story mixes romance, comedy, and tragedy in a true teen coming-of-age adventure--and it's not over until it's "au revoir."

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  • Hardback | 190 pages
  • 142.24 x 210.82 x 22.86mm | 272.15g
  • Boston, MAUnited States
  • English
  • 0547577389
  • 9780547577388
  • 716,579

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"What follows are captures, tortures, machine guns, a helicopter rescue, and a kiss that is, like this addictive first novel for teens, a 'long, intoxicating dive through a sea of Red Bull.'"--"Booklist, starred review" ""Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick" is a high-octane, high-caliber joyride centered on one very loud night in New York City, a sort of Nick & Norah's Infinite Hit List. As Perry deals with flying bullets, exploding glass, and college admissions, your assignment is much simpler (and safer): Read this book!" --Michael Northrop, author of "Trapped""" ""Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick" is the hilarious YA buzzbomb I've been waiting for all year. Has style and wit to burn. I read the whole thing in one sitting. Buildings explode, scores are settled, and the dialog is explosively funny. Pretty much every page does it to the hilt. Boom." --Sean Beaudoin, author of "You Killed Wesley Payne""" "Fast paced, smart, exciting . . . it's like your favorite summer action thriller and John Hughes movie rolled into one." --Josh Schwartz, executive producer of "Gossip Girl" and "The O.C." "Plain and simple, it's a blast. A couple of them, actually."--"Publishers Weekly, starred review" "Perfect for action adventure junkies who will enjoy the car chases, thugs, graphic killing scenes, explosions, and a random bear fight, Schreiber's debut novel also contains enough humor, sexual tension, distinctive language, and character development to make this more than just a quick thrill read."--"Horn Book""This not-so-subtle irony combined with Schreiber's incisive wit and clever insights about high school and its relation to the larger world make this a slick, stylish read with serious implications that will give readers plenty to contemplate."--"Bulletin"

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About Joe Schreiber

Joe Schreiber is the author of adult novels DEATH TROOPERS, CHASING THE DEAD and EAT THE DARK. This is his first young adult novel.

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