Vision Quest: A Novel

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Viking Press, 1979 - Fiction - 197 pages
An intensely serious high-school wrestler prepares for an important match while waging mental battles on other fronts: his love affair, his constant dieting, his relationship with his parents, and his inveterate novel-reading

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User Review  - benjamin.duffy - LibraryThing

This book contravenes so many of my usual tastes in reading material that it's a wonder that I love it so much, but I do. It's written in present tense, which normally grates on me horribly. There's ... Read full review

Vision quest: a novel

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Davis's coming-of-age novel garnered good response when it debuted in 1979. Using high school wrestling as a metaphor for growing up, the book reveals how teenage protagonist Louden Swain deals with ... Read full review


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Terry Davis has been a high-school English teacher and a wrestling coach. He lives in Minnesota.

"From the Trade Paperback edition.

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