I am not so bad a person once you get to know me. When Iggy Corso gets kicked out of high school, there's no one for him to tell. His mother has gone off, his father is stoned on the couch, and the phone's been disconnected, so even the social worker can't get through. Leaving his public housing behind, Iggy ventures into the world to make something of his life. It's not easy when you're sixt...
Hardcover: 272 pages
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books; First edition (September 1, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 3743392
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SAINT IGGY is the bittersweet story of New York teenager Iggy Corso, a challenged young man who lives in public housing with a father who is typically to be found crashed out on the rotting couch, stoned and/or drunk. Their smelly and decrepit apartm...
o skills, and your only friend is mixed up with the dealer who got your mom hooked. But Iggy is . . . Iggy, and he has the kind of wisdom that lets him see what no one else can. K. L. Going's third novel is a haunting achievement about a young man's tragic search for meaning in a world that to him makes no sense.