Redhanded by Michael Cadnum

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Steven's new friend Chad knows about things. He knows about drinking and guns and prison. He also knows a fast way to get cash, which is exactly what Steven needs if he's going to make it to the big boxing tournament. Steven knows he's taking a risk getting mixed up with Chad, but he doesn't know how violently it could end.

In his latest novel, award-winning author Michael Cadnum explores the powerful struggle of one teenager's battle--both in the boxing ring and in life--to choose right from wrong.

About Michael Cadnum

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Michael Cadnum, a National Book Award finalist, is the author of over a dozen novels for young adults. He lives in Albany, California.
Published October 9, 2000 by Viking Juvenile. 160 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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This psychological portrait of an amateur boxer contains as many dark ironies as Cadnum's earlier thrillers (Heat; Edge), but the narrative here is marred by thick foreshadowing and uneven pacing. Nar

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Predictably, when Steven is given a chance to enter the Golden Gloves West Coast tournament in San Diego (costing $600 in travel expenses and entry fees), he lets Raymond and Chad lead him into crime.

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