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Terry Trueman

Forfatter af Stuck in Neutral

12+ Works 2,109 Members 140 Reviews 4 Favorited

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Værker af Terry Trueman

Stuck in Neutral (2000) 1,174 eksemplarer
Inside Out (2003) 321 eksemplarer
Cruise Control (2004) 208 eksemplarer
7 Days at the Hot Corner (2007) 126 eksemplarer
Hurricane: A Novel (2008) 103 eksemplarer
No Right Turn (2005) 97 eksemplarer
Life Happens Next (2012) 59 eksemplarer
Swallowing the Sun (2003) 10 eksemplarer
The Kid Who Killed Cole Hardt (2018) 5 eksemplarer
Sheehan (2007) 4 eksemplarer
Black Lipstick 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Tripping Over the Lunch Lady and Other School Stories (2004) — Bidragyder — 245 eksemplarer
Girl Meets Boy: Because There Are Two Sides to Every Story (2011) — Bidragyder — 98 eksemplarer
Every Man for Himself: Ten Original Stories About Being a Guy (2005) — Bidragyder — 95 eksemplarer
Sports Shorts (2005) — Bidragyder — 48 eksemplarer
Lay-Ups and Long Shots (2008) — Bidragyder — 48 eksemplarer
Make Me Over: 11 Original Stories about Transforming Ourselves (2005) — Bidragyder — 29 eksemplarer

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Fødselsdato
1947-12-15
Køn
male
Nationalitet
USA
Fødested
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Bopæl
Birmingham, Alabama, USA (birth)
Spokane, Washington, USA
Seattle, Washington, USA
Uddannelse
University of Washington (BA/Creative Writing)
Eastern Washington University (MS Applied Psychology & MFA Creative Writing)
Erhverv
novelist
poet
teacher
Organisationer
The Great Stories Club
Priser og hædersbevisninger
Inside Out was named a 2005 IRA Young Adults' Choice. 2001 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award for Stuck in Neutral. IRA/CBC Young Adults’ Choice award for Cruise Control. New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age.
Agent
Balkin Buddies, Catherine Balkin (718)-857-7805
Kort biografi
Terry Trueman was born on December 15, 1947 in Birmingham, Alabama, but grew up in Seattle. He attended the University of Washington, where he received his B.A. in creative writing. He also has an M.S. in applied psychology and an M.F.A. in creative writing, both from Eastern Washington University. The father of two sons, Henry and Jesse, Terry Trueman makes his home in Spokane, Washington, where he has lived since 1974. Trueman's hobbies include his Sea Ray boat and his 1976 Corvette Stingray, and his Corvette, firy red! One of his heroes is poet Charles Bukowski. He considers Terry Davis and Chris Crutcher two invaluable mentors.

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This is a short book, but I still didn't finish it. I was too disturbed by the thought that the author maybe wanted to kill his own son and was using this novel as a way of working through that.

Also, and this is kind of strange, the first few chapters reminded me of [b: Bud, Not Buddy|368468|Bud, Not Buddy|Christopher Paul Curtis|https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1388377422l/368468._SY75_.jpg|358453] because the narrators in both are kids in a terrible situation who are just so darn upbeat about everything. And by "upbeat" I don't mean optimistic, I mean they use a lot of whimsical expression punctuated with exclamation points like "Golly!" and "Gee whiz!"

Trigger warning: the main character calls himself a "retardate" and says he's a "real retard" and a "total retard" as if that is an acceptable label for someone with CP.
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LibrarianDest | 87 andre anmeldelser | Jan 3, 2024 |
Oh man, that last page got me crying. The entire book was so good to read, I read it in a single sitting. I was holding onto every single word, anxiously waiting to see what would happen next, and the book didn't let me down despite how sad I felt by the last page.
 
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ReubenWoods | 15 andre anmeldelser | Dec 29, 2023 |
CW: Suicide (off page)

3.5 Stars
 
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Mrs_Tapsell_Bookzone | 15 andre anmeldelser | Feb 14, 2023 |
This book was stunning. The narrator is Shawn, who has no muscle control - so he can't walk, talk, feed himself, or do much besides sit in his chair and think. Nobody knows him - they don't even know he can think and understand everything around him. Not only that, he has the amazing ability to remember absolutely everything he's ever seen or heard. But everyone, including his parents and brother and sister, believe that fourteen year old Shawn has the mental capacity of a three month old baby. They love him, but they don't really know him. He can't tell him that the chronic seizures that are a part of his condition aren't painful like they appear - they are blissful, and during them he can leave his body like in a dream and do all the things he can't usually do. Since they don't know any of that, his family thinks he is suffering from painful seizures and a torturous existence. It seems that his dad wants to put him out of his misery.… (mere)
 
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kamlibrarian | 87 andre anmeldelser | Dec 23, 2022 |

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12
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Medlemmer
2,109
Popularitet
#12,204
Vurdering
3.8
Anmeldelser
140
ISBN
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Sprog
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