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I'll Get There. It Better Be Worth The Trip

The 40th anniversary edition of a groundbreaking teen classic. When the grandmother who raised him dies, Davy Ross, a lonely thirteen-year-old boy, must move to Manhattan to live with his estranged mother. Between alcohol-infused lectures about her self-sacrifice and awkward visits with his distant father

average rating is 3 out of 5

Length

190

Pages

Flux

1st edition

Publisher 

Language 

EN

English

8/9/10

Adventure 

Released 

Adventure

Genre

1. Written by Psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb who was used to being the therapist in the room until the script was flipped and she went through a crisis that led to her being the recipient of therapy.

2. Instead of being written in the typical fashion of a self help book, it’s written as a memoir.

3. She shares her experience as both the therapist and the client, with dashes of humour in between to lighten things up.

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The 40th anniversary edition of a groundbreaking teen classic. When the grandmother who raised him dies, Davy Ross, a lonely thirteen-year-old boy, must move to Manhattan to live with his estranged mother. Between alcohol-infused lectures about her self-sacrifice and awkward visits with his distant father, Davy's only comfort is his beloved dachshund Fred. Things start to look up when he and a boy from school become friends. But when their relationship takes an unexpected turn, Davy struggles to understand what happened and what it might mean.

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