Jillian is an average fifteen year old in a New York suburb who gets the bright idea that she wants to take a road trip to discover America. Because she doesn't drive, she must enlist a chauffeur, her father, to take her on her journey. Throughout the journey the travellers learn of America as well as each other. The book reaches for the spirit of Kerouac and the wisdom of Steinbeck, through the lens of a modern American teen.On one of the side streets, I came upon a group of teenage boys, a little older than you, sitting around in chairs in a circle. ... As I went by, the one with the Yankees cap cocked sideways on his head, extra long baggy gym shorts and wife-beater tee shirt stood up. He looked like any ... are you doina#39;?a I answered as a walked by. From behind I heard him ask, aHey Sir? Can I ask you a question?a I turnedanbsp;...
|Title||:||It's a Lackluster Life|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2010-09-30|