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Collier, James Lincoln 1928- (Author). Ross, August. (Narrator). hoopla digital. (Added Author).


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Summary, etc.: At fourteen, Fergy is tired of his family's life style. He's tired of living in a van with his parents, J. P. and Gussie,and his younger sister, Ooma. He's sick of peddling honey and pamphlets of hisfather's writings. And most of all he hates stealing things, even though J. P.says it's all right to "reclaim" necessities from society. Fergy listens to J.P. talk about the evils of "the system," and gradually Fergy realizes that heno longer believes or respects his father. In fact, Fergy longs more thananything to be a part of that system!One day, when Fergy's father steals a motorhome from an elderly couple who have befriended them, Fergy knows the time hascome to act. He's fed up, and he has to escape. Early one morning, with Ooma intow, Fergy runs away. Gussie's wealthy parents live in Boston, and Fergy hopesthat if he can find them, he and Ooma can have the "regular and normal" life helongs for.How Fergy comes to grips with hisrelationship with his parents and his own expectations makes a provocative, attimes painful, but always absorbing story about a boy's determination to make abetter life for himself.
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Subject: Families Juvenile fiction
Runaway children Juvenile fiction
Peddlers Juvenile fiction
Peddling Juvenile fiction
Parent and child Juvenile fiction
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