A tough, poetic street story from the author of the international bestseller The Book Thief
"The intersection of the characters is a real strength ... a story of family dynamics and coming of age" School Library Journal
"You're a bit of a lonely bastard, aren't you?" said Rube.
"Yeah," I answered, "I guess I am."
But Cameron Wolfe is hungry. He's sick of being the filthy, torn, half-smiling, half-scowling underdog.
He's finally met a girl.
He's got words in his spirit.
And now he's out to prove that there's nothing more beautiful than an underdog who's willing to stand up.