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Wreck

A Novel

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Wreck by Kirstin Cronn-Mills
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Sometimes loss has its own timetable. Set on the shores of Lake Superior, Wreck follows high school junior Tobin Oliver as she navigates her father's diagnosis of ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Steve's life as a paramedic and a runner comes to an abrupt halt just as Tobin is preparing her application for a scholarship to art school. With the help of Steve's personal care assistant (and family friend) Ike, Tobin attends to both her photography and to Steve as his brain unexpectedly fails right along with his body. Tobin struggles to find a "normal" life, especially as Steve makes choices about how his own will end, and though she fights hard, Tobin comes to realize that respecting her father's decision is the ultimate act of love.

Author Biography

Kirstin Cronn-Mills is a writer and teacher. Her novel Beautiful Music for Ugly Children won the 2014 Stonewall Award from the American Library Association, and several of her books have received both state and national recognition. She lives with her family and her goofball animals in southern Minnesota, which is entirely too far from Lake Superior.
Release date Australia
April 18th, 2019
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Sky Pony Press
Interest Age
From 12 to 18 years
ISBN-13
9781510739031
Product ID
28250469

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