The Lambda Literary Award-winning author of Openly Straight returns with his new teen book — an epic road trip involving family history, gay history, the girlfriend our hero can't have, the grandfather he never knew, and the "Porcupine of Truth."
Carson Smith is resigned to spending his summer in Billings, Montana, helping his mom take care of his father, a dying alcoholic he doesn't really know. Then he meets Aisha Stinson, a beautiful girl who has run away from her difficult family, and Pastor John Logan, who's long held a secret regarding Carson's grandfather, who disappeared without warning or explanation thirty years before. Together, Carson and Aisha embark on an epic road trip to find the answers that might save Carson's dad, restore his fragmented family, and discover the "Porcupine of Truth" in all of their lives.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS Bill Konigsberg is the award-winning author of Out of Pocket (Lambda Literary Award, 2009) and Openly Straight (Sid Fleischman Award for Humor, 2014). Before turning his attention to fiction, he was an award-winning sports writer for ESPN.com and The Associated Press. He lives in Chandler, Arizona, with his husband, Chuck Cahoy.
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