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The Resource Fighting Ruben Wolfe, Marcus Zusak

Fighting Ruben Wolfe, Marcus Zusak

Label
Fighting Ruben Wolfe
Title
Fighting Ruben Wolfe
Statement of responsibility
Marcus Zusak
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As Cameron and Ruben Wolfe walk home from school one day, a rough bloke awaits them at their gate. "Can we talk inside?" he asks. "Well, for starters, " Rube answers, "who the hell are y'?" "Oh, I'm sorry, " says the stranger. "I'm a guy who can either change your life or smack it into the ground for bein' smart." The brothers decide to listen. They keep listening, and soon they're embroiled in a ruthless underground world of sleazy amateur boxing, 50 bucks for a win, a decent tip for a loss. The intensity of this kind of fighting goes beyond the obvious violence and danger, though, as Cameron wonders whether he even wants to come out from his brother's shadow and both boys seek an identity beyond that of their painfully harsh working class family's
Member of
Summary
Partly because of their family's poor finances and partly to prove themselves, brothers Ruben and Cameron take jobs as fighters and find themselves reacting very differently in the boxing ring
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2002
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081483
Cataloging source
DLC
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Zusak, Markus
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Secondary students
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460
Literary form
fiction
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  • 7
  • 12
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True
Series statement
Wolfe brothers
Series volume
2
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  • Interpersonal relations
  • Conduct of life
  • Brothers
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Fighting Ruben Wolfe, Marcus Zusak
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Every dog has his day." - cover
Control code
000021215710
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
156 p.
Isbn
9781862914315
Isbn Type
:
Label
Fighting Ruben Wolfe, Marcus Zusak
Publication
Note
"Every dog has his day." - cover
Control code
000021215710
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
156 p.
Isbn
9781862914315
Isbn Type
:

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