Sunday, October 26, 2008

Voss: How I Come to America and Am Hero, Mostly

Voss: How I Come to America and Am Hero, Mostly by David Ives
Through a series of letters home, fifteen-year-old Vospop "Voss" Vsklzwczdztwczky shares his experiences as he is smuggled out of Slobovia in a crate of black-market cheese puffs, tries to find a job in an American city, and foils a sinister plot.

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Publisher's Weekly said...

...delivers a pointed social commentary that not only steers clear of cynicism but preserves its narrator's sturdy idealism.