By (author) Robert Lipsyte
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Brave by Robert Lipsyte
Book DescriptionSonny Bear is used to the jeers. He's been an outsider all his life. The Moscondagas on the Reservation see him as white. Whites see him as Indian. So far, Sonny's managed to harness his anger - what he calls "the monster" - in the boxing ring. But Sonny wants out of the Res. He's sick of his uncle Jake's Redskin fairy tales about who he is and what he should be. He's headed for New York City, where nobody can tell him what to do. Sonny doesn't count on stepping into the middle of an intense dope war when he gets there - or on tangling with a tough Harlem-boxer-turned-cop named Alfred Brooks. Brooks seems to think that Sonny's got the talent to make it to the top - to be a contender. But first Sonny's got to learn to act smart, take control of his life... and beat the monster. Only it isn't as easy as it sounds...
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780780716933
(165mm x 107mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1993
Country of Publication: United States
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Identical twins Tom and Eddie, living on different planets, regroup with friends to develop the special powers that will help them resist alien and government attempts to destroy both Earths.
Twinning Project, Paperback / softback (September 2014)
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Popular Mechanics Why a Curveball Curves, Paperback (June 2014)
Explores the science behind everything from the perfect curveball and Phelps' kick to gene doping. This book offers coverage on the recent doping scandals that rocked the Tour de France, as well as a chapter on lacrosse, and the clear, understandable explanations come from people who really love their game.
Beyond a Boundary, Paperback / softback (June 2013)» View all books by Robert Lipsyte
This new edition of C. L. R. James's classic "Beyond a Boundary" celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of one of the greatest books about sport and culture ever written.
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