Liar by Winifred Morris

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Fourteen-year-old Alex struggles to rise above the life events which seem to conspire against him, from a mother who lies, to a probation officer who won't give him a break, to bullies at his new school.

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Published November 1, 1996 by Walker & Company. 161 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books. Fiction

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Throughout the story that he narrates, Alex offers readers glimpses of his former life, traveling from city to city, where his mother ``entertained'' a string of boyfriends who were no more eager to see a small boy in the apartment than Alex was to see them.

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Suffocating in small-town Yorkshire, 19-year-old Billy Fisher uses fantasy to escape the monotony of family and working-class life.

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Alex has one last chance to stay out of the reformatory-to move in with his grandparents in a remote Oregon town and keep out of trouble for a year.

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