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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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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