V for Victor
V for Victor Overview
It is 1943 in Mobile, Alabama. While the world prepares for war, sixteen-year-old Victor — sent to care for his grandmother — yearns to be part of the unfolding patriotic adventure. Victor's wish comes true, and he embarks on a suspenseful series of exploits, and a dramatic passage into adulthood. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. It is 1943 in Mobile, Alabama. While the world prepares for war, 16-year-old Victor--sent to care for his grandmother--yearns to be part of the unfolding patriotic adventure. In an unexpected turn of events, Victor's wish comes true, and he embarks on a fabulous and suspenseful series of exploits.
V for Victor Editorial Reviews
Atlanta Journal- ConstitutionChildress knows the business of words. His descriptions evoke a sense of time and place that rings true.... A rare talent.”
Birmingham NewsChildress has as many twists and turns and surprises in his novel as the Magnolia River.
Boston GlobeWith a marvelous ear for language and devilishly rich imagination, Mark Childress has crafted an engaging and readable novel.
Christian Science MonitorEnthralling and delightful … rich and compelling … What might at first have seemed a gently paced coming-of-age story turns into a rambunctious tale.
Vogue magazineFrom his lyrical opening passages, which evoke the softness of adolescent innocence, right up through his explosive finale, he never lets us come up for air. And we never want to ... . This is a yarn spun with poetry. This is storytelling at its best.
- Book Format: Paperback
- ISBN-13: 9781478147527
- ISBN-10: 1478147520
- Number of Pages: 258
- Dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.54 (d)
- Approx Price: $2.99