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M. J. Rennie’s brilliant black comedy MAVO is an irreverent look at American high school life in the mid-1960s. With that pivotal period serving as a backdrop for a host of delinquent adventures, Rennie remembers middle class society in this tale of Patrick Compton, a troubled fourteen year old who just can’t keep out of jams.From his dysfunctional family and paper route cM. J. Rennie’s brilliant black comedy MAVO is an irreverent look at American high school life in the mid-1960s. With that pivotal period serving as a backdrop for a host of delinquent adventures, Rennie remembers middle class society in this tale of Patrick Compton, a troubled fourteen year old who just can’t keep out of jams.From his dysfunctional family and paper route customers to his male and female peers, Patrick’s bumper car ride contrasts the hopes and dreams of a precocious youngster with the bitter realities that rarely fail to curdle the joy of living.It’s the sort of story Mark Twain’s Huck Finn might have told if he’d been a child of the Sixties.The resulting memoir breaks all the known rules of coming of age stories, and then goes on to break a few more.MAVO’s engaging outlook and subversive storytelling style conspire to create a truly unique reading experience....

Title : MAVO: High School in the 1960s, Freshman Year
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ISBN : 9781938897122
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 218 Pages
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