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Being Henry David

By Cal Armistead

Seventeen-year-old "Hank" has found himself at Penn Station in New York City with no memory of anything --who he is, where he came from, why he's running away. His only possession is a worn copy of Walden, by Henry David Thoreau. And so he becomes Henry David-or "Hank" and takes first to the streets, and then to the only destination he can think of--Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts. Cal Armistead's remarkable debut novel is about a teen in search of himself. Hank begins to piece together recollections from his past. The only way Hank can discover his present is to face up to the realities of his grievous memories. He must come to terms with the tragedy of his past, to stop running, and to find his way home.

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  • TF Armistead, Teen Fiction

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2013

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9780807506158


Format: Book
Author: Armistead, Cal
Summary: "Seventeen-year-old 'Hank,' who can't remember his identity, finds himself in Penn Station with a copy of Thoreau's Walden as his only possession and must figure out where he's from and why he ran away." --Provided by publisher.
Title: Being Henry David / by Cal Armistead.
Publisher Date: Chicago, Ill. : Albert Whitman, 2013.
Subject: Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. Walden -- Teen fiction. Amnesia -- Teen fiction. Street children -- Teen fiction. Runaway teenagers -- Teen fiction. Runaways -- Teen fiction. Family problems -- Teen fiction. Guilt -- Teen fiction. New York (N.Y.) -- Teen fiction. Concord (Mass.) -- Teen fiction.
Isbn: 9780807506158 (hardcover) 080750615X (hardcover)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: TF Armistead
Oclc: 795059277
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Bib Id: 434391

Format: Book
Author: Armistead, Cal.
Summary: "Seventeen-year-old 'Hank,' who can't remember his identity, finds himself in Penn Station with a copy of Thoreau's Walden as his only possession and must figure out where he's from and why he ran away." --Provided by publisher.
Title: Being Henry David / by Cal Armistead.
Publisher, Date: Chicago, Ill. : Albert Whitman, 2013.
Description: 304 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. Walden -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Amnesia -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Street children -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Runaway teenagers -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Runaways -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Family problems -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Guilt -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: New York (N.Y.) -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Concord (Mass.) -- Teen fiction.
LCCN: 2012017377
ISBN: 9780807506158 (hardcover)
ISBN: 080750615X (hardcover)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: TF Armistead