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  • ISBN: 9780425289877
  • ISBN: 0425289877
  • ISBN: 9780425289884
  • ISBN: 0425289885
  • Physical Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

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His friends know what they want to do with the ... Read More
Target Audience Note:
Ages 13 and up.
Grades 8 and up.
Subject: Runaway children > Juvenile fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Juvenile fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) > Juvenile fiction.
Iranian Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Washington (D.C.) > Juvenile fiction.
Runaways > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) > Fiction.
Iranian Americans > Fiction.
Washington (D.C.) > Fiction.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Careers, Occupations, Internships.
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Summary: His friends know what they want to do with the rest of their lives, but Scott Ferdowsi can hardly commit to a breakfast cereal, let alone a passion. With his parents pushing him to settle on a "practical" career, Scott sneaks off to Washington, DC, seeking guidance from a famous psychologist who claims to know the secret to success. He meets Fiora Buchanan, a ballsy college student whose life ambition is to write crossword puzzles. Now Scott is sneaking into bars, attempting to pick up girls at the National Zoo, and even giving the crossword thing a try. Will he be able to find out who he is-- and who he wants to be?--

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