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Sebastien Ranes’s single mom and her feckless boyfriend can’t be bothered to take care of a stuttering 12 year old Banished to live with his grandmother on the far side of the country the boy can barely understand a bus schedule when he gets dumped at the Greyhound station in Stockton California Given 35 and a one way ti. Greyhound is one of those books that stays with you long after you've turned the last page It’s one of those books you hate to put down A book you can’t wait to get back toThe story follows 11 year old Sebastian as he embarks on a solo cross country bus trip His mother has shipped him off to his grandparents so she can begin life again with a new husband and no baggage Sebastian meets a number of Greyhound employees bus drivers and passengers some good some not so good along the way The novel is evocative tugging at a range of emotions as you journey through Sebastian’s travels I felt a sense of loss and abandonment as Sebastian is dropped at the bus station with his luggage and a few bucks to get him to the east coast I felt relief whenever he met a kind soul and I feared for his safety numerous times during the book The novel is uplifting as well as tragic amusing as well as thoughtfulI loved how the author built Sebastian’s relationship with fellow rider Marcus Marcus took it upon himself to become Sebastian’s guardian along the way But Marcus needed Sebastian as much as Sebastian needed him There’s was a supportive and touching friendshipThis coming of age story was brilliantly crafted with authentic voices and uniue believable characters It’s one of the best books I’ve read in a long time It made me think and feel It’s resonant Coreys Pony Is Missing (Pony Tails, mom and her feckless boyfriend can’t be bothered to take care of a stuttering 12 year old Banished to live with his grandmother on the far side of the country the boy can barely understand a bus schedule when he gets dumped at the Greyhound station in Stockton California Given 35 and a one way ti. Greyhound is one of those books that stays with you long after you've turned the last page It’s one of those books you hate to put down A book you can’t wait to get back toThe story follows 11 year old Sebastian as he embarks on a solo cross country bus trip His Dear George And Other Stories mother has shipped him off to his grandparents so she can begin life again with a new husband and no baggage Sebastian Social Creature meets a number of Greyhound employees bus drivers and passengers some good some not so good along the way The novel is evocative tugging at a range of emotions as you journey through Sebastian’s travels I felt a sense of loss and abandonment as Sebastian is dropped at the bus station with his luggage and a few bucks to get him to the east coast I felt relief whenever he Misplaced Loyalty (Meredith & Hodge, met a kind soul and I feared for his safety numerous times during the book The novel is uplifting as well as tragic amusing as well as thoughtfulI loved how the author built Sebastian’s relationship with fellow rider Marcus Marcus took it upon himself to become Sebastian’s guardian along the way But Marcus needed Sebastian as A Pocketful of Crows much as Sebastian needed him There’s was a supportive and touching friendshipThis coming of age story was brilliantly crafted with authentic voices and uniue believable characters It’s one of the best books I’ve read in a long time It A Love Like Ours made Tanduk Menjangan Merah me think and feel It’s resonant

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Ryl Hall and John Oates and an ex con named Marcus who takes the boy under his wing In an unforgettable trek that evokes Oliver Twist and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn the unlikely pair lurch from one misadventure to another tumbling toward an elusive understanding of where and how in a troubling world to look for light. I've survived a few long distance Greyhound trips though fortunately never cross country ouch and some family angst though fortunately not to the degree of young Sebastian ouch again and picked this book off the new releases shelf on a whim I figured it would be a uick read to pass some free time on a weekend retreat I wasn't expecting to enjoy it anywhere near as much as I did The synopsis on the back makes it sound like it's going to be a series of amusing encounters along the voyage but it really is a deeper study of making our way in the world deciding how we will be shaped by the events of our past we all have baggage be it in a suticase or black garbage bag stuffed under the bus but it's how we carry it onward that determines our futures Maisie Dobbs (Maisie Dobbs misadventure to another tumbling toward an elusive understanding of where and how in a troubling world to look for light. I've survived a few long distance Greyhound trips though fortunately never cross country ouch and some family angst though fortunately not to the degree of young Sebastian ouch again and picked this book off the new releases shelf on a whim I figured it would be a uick read to pass some free time on a weekend retreat I wasn't expecting to enjoy it anywhere near as The Lost Predator (Primeval, much as I did The synopsis on the back Million Dollar Marriage (Million Dollar, makes it sound like it's going to be a series of amusing encounters along the voyage but it really is a deeper study of The Long Year, A.D. 69 making our way in the world deciding how we will be shaped by the events of our past we all have baggage be it in a suticase or black garbage bag stuffed under the bus but it's how we carry it onward that determines our futures

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Cket to Altoona Pennsylvania Sebastien must cross the country alone without a clue how to fend for himselfFilled with youthful anger and naïveté Sebastien heads out into the Morning in America of Ronald Reagan’s 1980s encountering temperamental bus drivers charming shifty and downright dangerous strangers the music of Da. Loved this book easy read but a real feel good Great for YA and book clubs A coming of age story that shows how one person can make a huge difference in the life of another Don't want to give too much awayNWE Our book club selected this book to read Two of our members Melanie and Cheryl were posting about the book and all of a sudden the author chimed in He left a detailed message about the story that was very enlightening The story is very autobiographical and he did have a Greyhound experience complete with a Marcus He is now raising his son in California It was wonderful to hear his story and it makes the book even heartbreaking Coreys Pony Is Missing (Pony Tails, must cross the country alone without a clue how to fend for himselfFilled with youthful anger and naïveté Sebastien heads out into the Morning in America of Ronald Reagan’s 1980s encountering temperamental bus drivers charming shifty and downright dangerous strangers the Dear George And Other Stories music of Da. Loved this book easy read but a real feel good Great for YA and book clubs A coming of age story that shows how one person can Social Creature make a huge difference in the life of another Don't want to give too Misplaced Loyalty (Meredith & Hodge, much awayNWE Our book club selected this book to read Two of our A Pocketful of Crows members Melanie and Cheryl were posting about the book and all of a sudden the author chimed in He left a detailed A Love Like Ours message about the story that was very enlightening The story is very autobiographical and he did have a Greyhound experience complete with a Marcus He is now raising his son in California It was wonderful to hear his story and it Tanduk Menjangan Merah makes the book even heartbreaking