Freaks like us

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When Jason Milwaukee's best friend Sunshine vanishes, Jason knows that something is terribly wrong, but solving her disappearance will require pushing through all the voices in his head and then getting the world to listen to him. His schizophrenia is stopping him from remembering the events leading up to her disappearance, and often he discounts his own memories, and his own impressions. But his deep knowledge that he would never hurt his friend, plus the faith of his parents and a few others in the town bring him to the point of solving the mystery. In the end, it's Sunshine's own love for Jason (Freak) that persuades him of his own strength and goodness.

By turns brilliantly witty and searingly honest, Susan Vaught's newest novel is a laugh-out-loud, tear-jerking, coming-of-age story.

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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, American, Lost children -- Fiction, Love -- Fiction, Love stories, Love stories, American, Mental illness, Mental illness -- Fiction, Missing children, Mystery and detective stories, Mystery fiction
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title_full Freaks Like Us, Freaks like us / Susan Vaught
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