The Obstacle Course

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A Signet Book, 1995 - Fiction - 464 pages
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A dazzling show of Freedman's versatility as a writer, this compelling tale of trial and redemption is the unforgettable story of a boy growing up in a tough blue-collar town on Maryland's Eastern shore. Freedman is the bestselling author of Against the Wind.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Episodic coming-of-age tale from Freedman, here showing little of the flair for high melodrama that marked his robust literary debut, Against the Wind (1991). The title refers not only to the obstacle ... Read full review

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In 1957, 14-year-old Roy Poole dreams of escaping his grimy small-town life by attending the Naval Academy, where he runs the obstacle course when he is not hustling homework, trading insults with ... Read full review

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J. F. Freedman lives in Santa Barbara, California.

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