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The last chance Texaco by Brent Hartinger

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Published by HarperTempest in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Foster home care -- Fiction,
  • Orphans -- Fiction

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Troubled teen Lucy Pitt struggles to fit in as a new tenant at a last-chance foster home.

Edition Notes

StatementBrent Hartinger.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.H2635 Las 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3577118M
ISBN 100060509120, 0060509139
LC Control Number2002152945

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