Time not spent in class or wrestling Sturbridge, Pennsylvania is one of those little blue-collar plant towns where people pour all their energy into living vicariously through a high school sport, sometimes football, sometimes basketball, here wrestling. It read as we talked, and even used curses to appropriately reflect an average high school senior. It was a very good book. You mind and body become one. Then one of his friends gained weight and moved up into Ben's class, and Ben can't seem to beat him. Used - Acceptable, Expédition sous 4 à 5 jours ouvrés, A readable copy.
The essence of small town America, the heart of the sport of wrestling, the growing pains of adolescence—Wallace pins each perfectly. If you are not a wrestler you might not know that wrestlers cut weight. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. I enjoyed and appreciated it as much rereading it over a decade later as I did first reading it as a high school wrestler. But his way is firmly blocked by his buddy Al, who reigns supreme in their weight class, and Ben is relegated to the ignominy of being Al's practice partner and a benchwarmer during tournaments.
Used - Acceptable, Normalmente se envía en el plazo de 2-3 semanas, A readable copy. Suddenly it is senior year, and they seem to be living the dream. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. While inventing a high-potential concept, Wallace fails to deliver. Its about a highschooler named Rich and his friends who all start varsity on there schools team. It made me want to go out on the mat and wrestle.
It made me want to go out on the mat and wrestle. All the matches that they wrestled, each time getting close to winning but it was a little bit of disappointing at the end because he didn't get to beat him but I feel like that was original because the end I was expecting didn't happen so I'll say this book is a very unpredictable and original book This book was pretty good. Ben will be damned if he's going to stay in Sturbridge, Pennsylvania, when he gets out of high school. Is professional wrestling a professional sport or professional entertainment? The control and strength needed for the sport is what Ben must find in his life. Traditions and rituals play a very important role in the sport of sumo wrestling. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
He wants to be the best wrestler that he could be but he faces many obstacles throughout the book. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. I picked it up because it looked short. Theirs only one problem Rich and his friend Al weigh the same and Al has always been better. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. After reading this, it made me dislike wrestling even more.
Only wrestlers in the top two divisions ever receive a salary for what they do. The number one part of the book is the concluding part of the novel. I would recommend this book to a high school wrestling team because most teammates are friends with each other. The critics' votes are in? Ben the main character feels a little left out of the group of friends. The way it explained the feelings just makes me not want to wait for wrestling to get here. Despite their close relationship, Kim won't put up with Ben's self-pitying, defeatist attitude.
The author constantly declines to go in depth with his scenes, and overall doesn't sustain a thorough plot; he grazes heartfelt scenes of Ben with his father, skims the development of Ben and Kim's relationship, and utterly adds no detail in the matches of other wrestlers at Sturbridge. Nobody really know 100% for sure if it is or was fake or real. Geringe Abnutzungserscheinungen und minimale Markierungen im Text. Product detailsFormat:PaperbackLanguag- e of text:EnglishIsbn-13:9780679885- 559, 978-0679885559Author:Rich WallacePublisher:Alfred A. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
He's starts the chapter about talking about a girl that he could write a song about and finishes the chapter with the very same sentence. This book also taught a lesson: Always believe in yourself, no matter what. Duties and taxes are responsibility of purchaser. There are four guys that have been friends for a long time. Adultery is defined as: Adultery - extramarital sex: a married person having voluntary sexual relations with someone other than their spouse. Work in the cinder block factory like everyone else? House shows are wrestling events that are not televised. To me, i'm in the middle of that.
Ben wants it more than Al does. I couldn't stop reading this book it explains everything and actually makes me feel like I was in wrestling season now. It's either you like it, or you don't. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. It's the tale of a high school senior by the name of Ben who lives in Massachusetts and is driven by one goal throughout this book: to win the state wrestling championship, but in doing so he is faced with one of the biggest challenges of his teen life, having to beat his best friend Al. Teenage glory, college scholarships and a lifetime ticket out of Sturbridge may ride on the outcome. Time not spent in class or wrestling is spent on those quintessential small town vices: cruising, drinking, and cruising a slightly different route.
The premise is simple: Ben is a senior and his three best friends—wrestling at 130, 135, and 140, respectively—stand squarely in the way of his wrestling dreams. The narrator and his long time best friend, Al, go head to head for the title of varsity i The rank I give this book is a definite 5 of 5. Rich has trouble talking to Kim at first then has Digit talk to her for him. This book is very good and tells an adventure story about a senior in High School, wrestling life. Al has to beat someone for his spot on the team in order to get on the varsity spot but there is a senior that has beat him by one point in the last wrestle off on the team and Al is pisssed so bad he says to his coach that he would like another chance because he took a cheap shot at him in the last couple of seconds in the wrestle off. Adolescents need to learn how to maintain their friendships and keep their cool during competitions with friends.