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If Rock and Roll Were a Machine

Davis, Terry

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ISBN 10: 0385307624 / ISBN 13: 9780385307628
Published by Delacorte Press, NY, 1992
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine copy, dj has edgewear with nicks, closed tear upper front, rubbing. From the author of Vision Quest. Set in the same high school as Vision Quest, but twenty years later, If Rock and Roll Were a Machine sings with the energhy and vitality of a teenager on a voyage of self discovery. Motocycles, writing, racquetball, and learning hard truths about oneself and the people in one's life along the way. viii/209pp. Desirable!. Bookseller Inventory # 002286

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Title: If Rock and Roll Were a Machine

Publisher: Delacorte Press, NY

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Signed: Inscribed By Author

Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Printing

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When an elementary school teacher's criticisms turn Bert Bowden from a bright, popular boy into a self-conscious, awkward one, Bert is determined to regain his old confidence and be somebody.

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Terry Davis is an American novelist who lives near Spokane, Washington, and is a professor emeritus of English at Minnesota State University, Mankato (MSU Mankato), where he taught creative writing—fiction and screenwriting—as well as adolescent literature. Davis, who has been a high school English teacher and a wrestling coach, is the author of three novels for young adults: Vision Quest, Mysterious Ways, and If Rock and Roll Were a Machine. He has also written Presenting Chris Crutcher, a biography of the respected young-adult author.

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