The Topeka School: A Novel

by Lerner, Ben (Author)

ISBN: 9780374277789

Adam Gordon is a senior at Topeka High School, class of '97. His mother, Jane, is a famous feminist author; his father, Jonathan, is an expert at getting lost boys to open up. They both work at a psychiatric clinic that has attracted staff and patients from around the world. Adam is a renowned debater, expected to win a national championship before he heads to college. He is one of the cool kids, ready to fight or, better, freestyle about fighting if it keeps his peers from thinking of him as weak. Adam is also one of the seniors who bring the loner Darren Eberheart-who is, unbeknownst to Adam, his father's patient-into the social scene, to disastrous effect.

Format: Hardcover, 304 pages

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux,

Product Dimensions: 9 L × 6 W × 0 H

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