Fourteen-year-old Terry Anders has been abandoned by his parents. He has no choice but to go on, and he begins by assembling pieces of a kit car from his father's garage. When he finishes the car known as "the Cat, " Terry sets out from Cleveland to Portland to search for an uncle he hardly knows. Along the way Terry picks up a wandering Vietnam vet who ultimately guides him on a journey of discovery and survival.
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- Paperback | 182 pages
- 114.3 x 172.7 x 17.8mm | 113.4g
- 01 Nov 2006
- HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
- United States
-This provocative novel introduces and explores some interesting philosophies of life while stressing the value of learning from experience.---Publishers Weekly