Ghost Medicine (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Sep 2, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 368 pages
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The summer before Troy Stotts turns seventeen, his mother dies. Troy and his father barely speak, communicating instead by writing notes on a legal pad by the phone. Troy spends most of his time with his closest friends: Tom Buller, brash and fearless, the son of a drunk; Gabe Benavidez, smart enough to know he’ll never take over the family ranch; and Gabe’s sister, Luz, whose family overprotects her, and who Troy has loved since they were children.

           Troy and his friends don’t want trouble. They want this to be the summer of what Troy calls “ghost medicine,” when time seems to stop, so they won’t have to face the past or the future. But before the summer is over, their paths will cross in dangerous and fateful ways with people who will change their lives: Rose, a damaged derelict who lives with a flock of wild horses and goats; and Chase Rutledge, the arrogant sheriff’s son.

           Troy and his friends want to disappear. Instead, they will become what they least expect —brothers, lovers, heroes, and ghosts.


  

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User Review  - Audeza Tiosen - Goodreads

Troy Stotts was wrong for thinking that only him, Gabe and Luz suffers from the death of their friend, Tom Buller. Because me, as a reader, a part of me kinda lost in that part of the book. Actually ... Read full review

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User Review  - Connor - Goodreads

First, everything I say about this book will be very biased. Now that that's said, I really enjoyed this book. I found not only the characters but also the storyline very fascinating. I found it to be ... Read full review

Contents

ONE
1
TWO
21
THREE
32
FOUR
52
FIVE
61
SIX
71
SEVEN
88
EIGHT
108
SIXTEEN
209
SEVENTEEN
221
EIGHTEEN
230
NINETEEN
241
TWENTY
253
TWENTYONE
265
TWENTYTWO
283
TWENTYTHREE
295

NINE
118
TEN
125
ELEVEN
133
TWELVE
146
THIRTEEN
160
FOURTEEN
174
FIFTEEN
195
TWENTYFOUR
306
TWENTYFIVE
324
TWENTYSIX
329
TWENTYSEVEN
335
TWENTYEIGHT
345
TWENTYNINE
350
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About the author (2008)

Andrew Smith is the author of The Marbury Lens, named an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults, and In the Path of Falling Objects. In addition to writing, he teaches high school advanced placement classes and coaches rugby. He lives in Southern California with his family, in a rural location in the mountains.

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