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User Review  - bookworm12 - LibraryThing

The Wolfe family is struggling. Cameron’s father is unemployed, his mother is working overtime to keep the family afloat, his sister is recovering from a broken heart by partying all night and his ... Read full review

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User Review  - MarcusH - LibraryThing

Portions of this review were originally posted at LuxuryReading.com: In Fighting Ruben Wolfe, Zusak continues (from his first novel Underdog) Cameron’s journey through adolescence as he struggles with ... Read full review

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User Review  - HoriconLibrary - LibraryThing

Here's the thing: this book is not really about boxing, but there's this huge boxing glove on the HPL copy. So the second book in the series (Getting the Girl) gets checked out all the time, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kittybee - LibraryThing

Cameron and Ruben Wolfe are brothers and come from a working-class family that is barely getting by. After Ruben gets into a fight at school, they are approached by a fight promoter who asks them if ... Read full review

FIGHTING RUBEN WOLFE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

From Australia, Zusak debuts with an intense tale about boxing, brotherly solidarity, and searching for self-respect. The Wolfe family is on the skids, with Mr. Wolfe five months out of work, Mrs ... Read full review

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User Review  - SamuelW - LibraryThing

Fighting Ruben Wolfe puts the world in perspective through the eyes of two teenage boys, and was a very interesting read for me. I know adults who would be horrified by the thoughts that Zusak ... Read full review

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User Review  - jerm - LibraryThing

So I finally got around to reading one of Markus Zusak’s early books. This one is a straight up realistic fiction book, without the turns and contrivances of The Book Thief and I Am the Messenger, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - mcgarry - LibraryThing

Adult Fiction. The Wolfe family has fallen on hard times. Dad has had an accident at work and has been unemployed for nearly five years. Mum cleans longer and harder, and works a night shift at a ... Read full review

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User Review  - sara_k - LibraryThing

Fighting Ruben Wolf by Markus Zusak - this is the first of the Ruben Wolf books that I read. Cameron and his brother Ruben wander about town not exactly looking for trouble but always finding it. The ... Read full review

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