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Quick, Matthew, 1973-

Boy 21 / Boy21 Boy twenty-one by Matthew Quick. -- - 1st pbk. ed. -- - New York : Little, Brown, 2013, c2012. - 250 p. ; 21 cm.

Includes discussion guide.

Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, lives in a dismal Pennsylvania town that is ruled by the Irish mob. When his coach asks him to mentor a troubled African American student who has transferred there from an elite private school in California, he finds that they have a lot in common in spite of their apparent differences.

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Teenage boys--Fiction.
High school athletes--Fiction.
Irish Americans--Fiction.
African Americans--Fiction.
Male friendship--Fiction.
Victims of violent crimes--Fiction.
Emotional problems of teenagers--Fiction.
High schools--Fiction.


Basketball stories.