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4 edition of Walkaway found in the catalog.

Walkaway

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Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry,
  • Survival,
  • Family problems,
  • Fathers and sons,
  • Fiction,
  • Runaways,
  • Mental illness,
  • Alcoholism

  • About the Edition

    Fifteen-year-old Andy, fed up with his alcoholic father and annoying older brother, leaves their northern Wisconsin cabin on his version of a walkabout, leaving his medications to combat depression, anxiety, and delusions behind.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAlden R. Carter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.C2426 Wal 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination202 p. ;
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24750537M
    ISBN 100823421066
    ISBN 109780823421060
    LC Control Number2008011433
    OCLC/WorldCa213448500


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