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Sprout

by Dale Peck
£6.99   paperback  Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (2009)

Sprout by Dale Peck Gritty, funny, empowering a coming-of-age novel by well-known adult novelist Dale Peck.
 
When Sprout and his father move from Long Island to the midst of rural Kansas after the death of his mother, he is sure he will find no friends, no love, no beauty. But friends find him, the strangeness of the landscape fascinates him, and when love shows up in an unexpected place, Sprout realises that Kansas is not quite as empty as he thought it was going to be.
 
An incredible, literary story of a boy who knows he is gay in a the town that seems to have no place for him to hide.

ISBN 13: 9780747577621 | ISBN 10: 0747577625