Joey Pigza Loses Control

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 19:00
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by Jack Gantos, and published by Farrar, Staus, and Giroux
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Spending the summer with his estranged father, Joey longs for the two of them to be winners together, but their lives spiral out of control. As the old "wired" Joey returns, readers will long to see him regain his balance in an out-of-kilter world.

"Gantos' masterful writing style mirrors Joey's unpredictable thought patterns. This story is a tale whose pain is generously laced with humor."

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