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Author Konigsberg, Bill, author.

Title The porcupine of truth / Bill Konigsberg.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2015.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Fiction  RE F Konigsberg    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Young Adult Fiction  YA Konigsberg    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 325 pages ; 22 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Source National Organization for Women 9/15 PPLY
Summary Seventeen-year-old Carson Speier is bored of Billings, Montana, and resentful that he has to help his mother take care of his father, a dying alcoholic whom he has not seen in fourteen years--but then he meets Aisha, a beautiful African American girl who has run away from her own difficult family, and together they embark on a journey of discovery that may help them both come to terms with their lives.
Subject Dysfunctional families -- Juvenile fiction.
Children of alcoholics -- Juvenile fiction.
African American teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Billings (Mont.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Family problems -- Fiction.
Alcoholism -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Billings (Mont.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Bildungsromans.
ISBN 9780545648936 (alk. paper)

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