The One Where the Kid Nearly Jumps to His Death and Lands in California
A NovelBook - 2007
So says thirteen-year-old Alastair Hudson in this darkly humorous comingof- age story about the relationship between Alastair--who calls himself Stump to draw shocked attention to his missing leg--and his father, who left the family after the accident that resulted in the amputation five years earlier. When Alastair is sent to spend the summer with his dad and his dad's new wife, father and son are forced to confront the truth of what happened years ago, finally allowing Alastair to move forward with his life.
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