By Michael Simmons
(Delacorte Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780385731966, 192pp.)
Publication Date: May 10, 2005
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Fifteen-year-old Brett Gerson is a real-life S.R.K. (spoiled rich kid)–the guy you love to hate. Yep, Brett’s pretty much got life in the bag–until his dad is jailed for insider trading, and the family money swirls down the drain.
Brett wishes things could go back to the way they were–until some dirty swimming pools change everything.
“With surprisingly sharp insight for a first novel, Simmons doesn’t bat an eyelash in his forcing his arrogantly smug antihero to combat a truckload of issues.”–School Library Journal, Starred
A Washington Post Book World Best Book of the Year
A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age