The Car (Hardcover)
Harcourt Children's Books, 9780152928780, 192pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 1994
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Fourteen-year-old Terry Anders is a 1990s Huck Finn, with parents as neglectful as Pap. Like Huck, he escapes, not on a raft but by constructing a kit car. Besides evoking a type of independence and tough-mindedness that will appeal to teens, 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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