Two teenagers, in love and insane, journey across the United States in this Bonnie and Clyde – like adventure, pursuing a warped American dream, where Elvis is still king and the corn dog is the “backbone of this great country.” “There is a typo on page 14. Other than that, this book is perfect.” — Bill Callahan. “He told her he was a one-woman man and she was it for him. Teal said that was good because he was it for her. It and It. Both of them were It.” Kody Rawlee Green is stuck in juvie. Tella “Teal Cartwheels” Carticelli is packing her bags for Rome--on the orders of her parents, who want her as far from Kody as possible. But teenage love is too strong a force for the obstacles of reality. And the highway beckons...
Publisher: Vintage (May 10, 2022) Pages: 400 pages ISBN-10: 0593315227 ISBN-13: 978-0593315224 ASIN: B09JML1973
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About the author: Bud Smith is the author of F 250, Tollbooth, Everything Neon, and Or Something Like That. He lives in New York City, and works heavy construction in New Jersey, building and maintaining power plants and refineries. Be his friend at www.budsmithwrites.com.