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Scholastic, 1998 - Brothers - 304 pages
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Paul Fisher's older brother Erik is a high school football star, but to Paul he's no hero. Paul's own game is soccer, which he plays even though he has to wear thick glasses because of a mysterious eye injury. When the Fishers move to Tangerine, Florida, Paul tries to make sense of things. Like why people live in a place where underground fires burn for years, a sinkhole swallows his school, and lightning strikes the same practice field everyday. Why he fits into the toughest group around, which just happens to be his new soccer team. And most of all, why no one but he can see the terrifying truth about Erik.

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User Review  - REGoodrich - LibraryThing

This is the story of a middle-grade boy, Paul Fisher, and his struggle to manage the move to a new school and a new home in a new state. He has a vision problem that stems from an incident in youth he ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Well that was seriously intense, amazing, even. Definitely not just a 'book for boys who like soccer' or even a 'book about a kid who's kind of blind.' The mystery and reveal are indeed huge. (Though ... Read full review

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