Citrus County

Citrus County

eBook - 2011
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"There shouldn't be a Citrus County. Teenage romance should be difficult, but not this difficult. Boys like Toby should cause trouble but not this much. The moon should glow gently over children safe in their beds. Uncles in their rockers should be kind. Teachers should guide and inspire. Manatees should laze and palm trees sway and snakes keep to their shady spots under the azalea thickets. The air shouldn't smell like a swamp. The stars should twinkle. Shelby should be her own hero, the first hero of Citrus County. She should rescue her sister from underground, rescue Toby from his life. Her destiny should be a hero's destiny"--Page 4 of cover.
Publisher: San Francisco : Mcsweeney's Rectangulars, ©2011.
ISBN: 9781936365678
1936365677
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Summary: "There shouldn't be a Citrus County. Teenage romance should be difficult, but not this difficult. Boys like Toby should cause trouble but not this much. The moon should glow gently over children safe in their beds. Uncles in their rockers should be kind. Teachers should guide and inspire. Manatees should laze and palm trees sway and snakes keep to their shady spots under the azalea thickets. The air shouldn't smell like a swamp. The stars should twinkle. Shelby should be her own hero, the first hero of Citrus County. She should rescue her sister from underground, rescue Toby from his life. Her destiny should be a hero's destiny"--Page 4 of cover.

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Nov 17, 2014

The 3 main characters struggle with the roles fate and destiny play in their lives; they can't decide whether to actively pursue courses of action or just let things happen to them.

I like Brandon's truthful and sometimes brutal depiction of adolescents. I remember feeling confused, lonely and angry at that age as well.

Someone said this book is about the 'emptiness of rebellion,' and I think that rings true.

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