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Tales of the Madman Underground

An Historical Romance 1973

by John Barnes

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"The Catcher in the Rye meets On the Road"

  • -The Printz Honor book is a classic in the making!

    September 1973: The beginning of Karl Shoemaker's senior year in stifling Lightsburg, Ohio. For years, Karl's been part of "the Madman Underground"- kids forced to attend group therapy during school. Karl has decided that he is going to get out of the Madman Underground for good. He is going to act-and be-Normal. But Normal, of course, is relative. Karl has two after-school jobs, one dead father, one seriously unhinged drunk mother . . . and a huge attitude. Welcome to a gritty, uncensored rollercoaster ride, narrated by the singular Karl Shoemaker.

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    Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

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    • ISBN: 9781101081938
    • Release date: June 25, 2009

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    • ISBN: 9781101081938
    • File size: 544 KB
    • Release date: June 25, 2009

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    • ISBN: 9781101080252
    • File size: 3575 KB
    • Release date: June 25, 2009


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    Lexile® Measure: 1040

    "The Catcher in the Rye meets On the Road"

  • -The Printz Honor book is a classic in the making!

    September 1973: The beginning of Karl Shoemaker's senior year in stifling Lightsburg, Ohio. For years, Karl's been part of "the Madman Underground"- kids forced to attend group therapy during school. Karl has decided that he is going to get out of the Madman Underground for good. He is going to act-and be-Normal. But Normal, of course, is relative. Karl has two after-school jobs, one dead father, one seriously unhinged drunk mother . . . and a huge attitude. Welcome to a gritty, uncensored rollercoaster ride, narrated by the singular Karl Shoemaker.

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