Fighting Ruben Wolfe

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Scholastic Australia, 2007 - Boxing - 156 pages
201 Reviews
The Wolfe family has fallen on hard times. Dad has been out of work for months, Mum works a night shift, Sarah gets drunk and Steve wants to leave his lunatic family. Cameron and Rube turn to illegal boxing for the money they need and the self-respect they want. Nothing will ever be the same.

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I liked the writing more than the plot. - Goodreads
There's no dramatic plot to this book. - Goodreads
Fabulous realistic characterisation!! - Goodreads
Full of flavour and atmosphere. - Goodreads
Zusak's writing, as usual, is beautiful perfection. - Goodreads
It's short and easy to read. - Goodreads

Review: Fighting Ruben Wolfe (Wolfe Brothers #2)

User Review  - Devon - Goodreads

This is my favourite book in the world. It's not the best book I've ever read and it completely sidesteps all the things I normally enjoy in a book (it doesn't even pass the Bechdel test), but it's ... Read full review

Review: Fighting Ruben Wolfe (Wolfe Brothers #2)

User Review  - Preetika - Goodreads

Loved it. Somewhere between the pages came the really familiar prose that I love Zusak for. I could start with the next book right this moment except that it's late. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Australian author Markus Zusak was born in Sydney on June 23, 1975. He began writing at the age of 16, and seven years later his first book, The Underdog, was published. Zusak is best known for his award-winning young adult novels The Book Thief and I Am the Messenger, both of which have been successful internationally and are Michael L. Printz Honor books. The Book Thief is scheduled to be released as a major motion picture on November 15, 2013.

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