The Car

The Car

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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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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 114.3 x 172.7 x 17.8mm | 113.4g
  • Harcourt Paperbacks
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0152058273
  • 9780152058272
  • 100,625

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-This provocative novel introduces and explores some interesting philosophies of life while stressing the value of learning from experience.---Publishers Weekly
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1,049 ratings
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4 32% (337)
3 25% (262)
2 8% (88)
1 4% (38)
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