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Penguin, Oct 4, 2007 - Young Adult Fiction - 352 pages
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The record-breaking, bestselling Spud arrives in paperback

JOHN ?SPUD? MILTON takes his first hilarious steps toward manhood in this delicious, laugh-out-loud boarding school romp, full of midnight swims, raging hormones, and catastrophic holidays that will leave the entire family in hysterics and thirsty for more!

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User Review  - JWarren42 - LibraryThing

I'm pretty seriously surprised this book gets the praise it does. The level of homophobia is extreme--we cheer for Spud leading on 3 girls, but the gay kids are punished for trying to have a sex life ... Read full review

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User Review  - jinkay - LibraryThing

Spud is 14-year old John Milton who writes in his journal about his boarding school experiences. The story is set in South Africa in the 90's, before the fall of the apartheid. I lost count of how ... Read full review

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JOHN VAN DE RUIT was born in Durban,South Africa, in 1975. John is an actor, writer, producer and playwright, and is now at work on Spud: The Madness Continues.

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