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Granta, 2004 - Children of divorced parents - 221 pages
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Jack is a teenager who wants nothing more than to be normal - even if being normal means having divorced parents and a rather strange best friend. But when Jack's father takes him out in a rowboat on Lake Watchmayoyo and tells his son that he's gay, nothing will ever be normal again.

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User Review  - jerhogan - LibraryThing

Very enjoyable coming of age novel, about tolerance, respect for your parents, divorce, and homosexuality. And despite the heavy themes its treated with such lightness of touch that it is a very pleasant experience. Read full review

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User Review  - Bembo - LibraryThing

Jack is in his fifteenth year, an only child and a keen basketball player, when his father, who separated from his mother s few years ago, takes him out on a lake in a boat to announce to Jack that he ... Read full review

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A.M. Homes is the author of several novels and a collection of stories. A contributing editor to

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