Vision Quest: A Novel

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Viking Press, 1979 - Fiction - 197 pages
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An intensely serious high-school wrestler prepares for an important match while waging mental battles on other fronts: his love affair, his constant dieting, his relationship with his parents, and his inveterate novel-reading

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I loved the pacing and the insight this book has. - Goodreads
The ending is the stupidest ending ever. - Goodreads
Great writing, excellent book! - Goodreads
The ending is very courageous for a new author. - Goodreads
I cant say what the ending is. - Goodreads

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User Review  - benjamin.duffy - LibraryThing

This book contravenes so many of my usual tastes in reading material that it's a wonder that I love it so much, but I do. It's written in present tense, which normally grates on me horribly. There's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brandon Sanders - Goodreads

Had a great impact on my life at an important time. Terry Davis is a gifted story teller and greatly under appreciated. Read full review

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Vision Quest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vision Quest is a 1985 coming of age drama starring Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino and Ronny Cox. It is based on the novel of the same name by author ... wiki/ Vision_Quest

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vision quest n. A period of spiritual seeking among certain Native American peoples, often undertaken as a puberty rite, that typically involves. topic/ vision-quest

Moore Musings: Vision Quest / by Terry Davis
Before Cris Crutcher made it cool to be a triathlete, Terry Davis wrote Vision Quest. Published in 1979, this was a new kind of YA novel. ... 2007/ 11/ vision-quest-by-terry-davis.html

AUTHOR: Steve Spears TITLE: Ready to take on Shute? DATE: 6/14 ...
Any Vision Quest fans out there? The 1985 movie featured the debut of Matthew ... The title was changed to "Vision Quest" because the movie is based on the ... blogs/ 80s/ 2006/ 06/ ready-to-take-on-shute.html -- Online Book Club
Most people know of "Vision Quest" through the 1985 movie, which was filmed ... It was at Stanford that he began writing what would be come "Vision Quest. ... interactive/ bookclub/ interviews/ interview.asp?IntID=42

Teachers@Random Catalog | Vision Quest by Terry Davis
Vision Quest Written by Terry Davis Juvenile Fiction - Social Situations - New Experience | Delacorte Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | May 2005 ... teachers/ catalog/ display.pperl?isbn=0-385-73274-0

Vision Quest - Wikiquote
Cooch had it right, it was a vision quest but all I ever settled for was that we're born to live and then to die and we've got to do it alone, ... wiki/ Vision_Quest

inbaseline : Vision Quest (1985)
Terry Davis, Novel as Source Material ("Vision Quest"), update · Darryl Ponicsan, Screenplay, update · Douglas Day Stewart, Screenplay, update ... project.aspx?project_id=32073

About the author (1979)

Terry Davis has been a high-school English teacher and a wrestling coach. He lives in Minnesota.

"From the Trade Paperback edition.

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