V for Victor: A Novel

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Knopf, 1989 - Fiction - 289 pages
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It's 1943 in Alabama, where 16 year-old Victor has been sent by his family to care for his grandmother. Victor yearns to join the rest of the world in the "great patriotic adventure" of war, when suddenly he finds himself in the midst of it!

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Despite submarine activity in the Gulf of Mexico, most residents of Alabama's coastal region went on as usual with their daily lives during the summer of 1942. But not Victor Sylvester, a 16-year-old ... Read full review


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Mark Childress was born in Monroeville, Alabama. He is the author of five previous novels and three books for children. He has lived in Ohio, Indiana, Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia, California, Costa Rica, and currently lives in New York City.

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