A brilliant and moving coming-of-age story in the tradition of "Wonder" by R. J.
Palacio and "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" by Mark
Haddon--this debut novel is written with tremendous humor and charm.
This is Alex's story. But he doesn't know exactly what it's about yet, so you
probably shouldn't either.
Instead, here are some things that it's sort of about (but not really):
It's sort of (but not really) about brain surgery.
It's sort of (but not really) about a hamster named Jaws 2 (after the original
Jaws (who died), not the movie "Jaws 2").
It's sort of