Joey Pigza Loses Control

Joey Pigza Loses Control

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When Joey Pigza meets his dad, Carter, for the first time in years, he meets a grownup version of his old hyperactive self -- the way he was before his stint in special ed, the way he was before he got his new meds. "He was wired. No doubt about it ... Now I knew what Mom meant when she said he was like me, only bigger." During their summer visit together, Carter is eager to make up to his son for past wrongs. He wants to teach Joey how to be a winner. He wants to show Joey how to take control of his own life. And Joey is willing to do whatever his dad says, even though -- in this high-energy sequel to the acclaimed Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key -- he fears it will do him more harm than good. "All I could imagine was the worst part of me getting on a train a long ways off. That old Joey was coming to get me and I couldn't do anything about it ... There was nothing to do but wait, and worry."--Jacket flap.
Publisher: New York :, Farrar, Straus and Giroux,, 2000.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780374399894
0374399891
Branch Call Number: J FIC GANT
Characteristics: 195 pages ; 22 cm.

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