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Early one morning, Will Heller, a sixteen-year-old paranoid schizophrenic, takes off on a fantastic quest to save the world. His frantic mother joins up with a missing persons specialist to find her son before psychosis claims him completely.
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Level 4.8, 12 Points
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HL: High-Low 670L
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Last Grouping Update 2019-11-17 22:44:00PM
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Early one morning in New York City, Will Heller, a sixteen-year-old paranoid schizophrenic, gets on a New York City uptown B train on a fantastic and terrifying quest to save the world. Violet Heller, his frantic mother, is joined by Ali Lateef, a missing persons specialist, in a desperate attempt to locate her son before psychosis claims him completely. As the stakes grow higher, Lateef gradually comes to realize that this is more than a case of a runaway teen: Will Heller has a chilling case history, and Violet, beautiful and enigmatic, harbors a secret that Lateef will discover at his own peril.

Suspenseful and comic, devastating and hopeful by turns, Lowboy is a fearless exploration of youth, sex and violence in contemporary America, seen through one boy's haunting and extraordinary vision.

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