Confessions of a Teenage Baboon

 
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Confessions of a Teenage Baboon
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April 01, 1984
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0553271903
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Sixteen-year-old misfit Chris Boyd moves with his mother, a practical nurse, from one live-in job to another. Lloyd Dipardi, himself a misfit, points the way to manhood for Chris by teaching him to take responsibility for his own life.

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Meet chris Boyd, a teenage misfit. Chris is the son of Ms. Helen Boyd, a tough, hard core, travelling nurse. They own nothing more than what they can fit in two suitcases and a couple of plastic bags. Due to his mothers new case, Chris is stuck living in a rundown house, with drunken shipyard worker Lloyd Dipardi. Is Lloyd as bad as he seems, or is he worse?

Confessions of a teenage baboon, captures the issues and decisions teenagers face. It tells uss what could and can happen if we let it. This book is a shocking reminder that those who hate can also love. Thank you Paul Zindel.
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