The brilliantly funny and sharply observant novel from one of the most acclaimed American writers of her generation.
This novel follows the lives of two 11-year-olds intent on escaping childhood. As the strength of their friendship is tested repeatedly, they begin to take their first, exhilarating steps towards adulthood.
Lorrie Moore is the award-winning author of the story of collections Self-Help, Like Life and Birds of America, and the novels Anagrams, A Gate at the Stairs. She currently teaches English at the University of Wisconsin, in Madison.
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