Fitz: a novel

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Sometimes Fitz would look at himself in the mirror, an expression of pathetic eagerness on his face. He was a dog in the pound, wanting to be adopted. He'd smile. What father wouldn't want this boy? Fifteen-year-old Fitzgerald--Fitz, to his friends--has just learned that his father, whom he's never met, who supports him but is not a part of his life, is living nearby. Fitz begins to follow him, watch him, study him, and on an otherwise ordinary May morning, he executes a plan to force his father, at gunpoint, to be with him. Over the course of one spring day, Fitz and his father become real to one another. Fitz learns about his father, why he's chosen to remain distant and what really happened between him and Fitz's mother. And his father learns what sort of boy his son has grown up to become.
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Grouping Title fitz
Grouping Author cochrane mick
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display_description Fifteen-year-old Fitz kidnaps the father he has never known, taking him from his St. Paul apartment building at gunpoint, in an attempt to address his bewildering mix of resentment and yearning.
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subject_facet Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Kidnapping -- Fiction, Saint Paul (Minn.) -- Fiction
title_display Fitz : a novel
title_full Fitz, Fitz : a novel / by Mick Cochrane
title_short Fitz :
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topic_facet Fathers and sons, Kidnapping, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature