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Punching bag

Ogle, Rex (author.).

Summary

Summary: "The companion to Rex Ogle's award-winning Free Lunch is a searing account of adolescence in a household torn by domestic violence. Punching Bag is the compelling true story of a high school career defined by poverty and punctuated by outbreaks of domestic abuse. Rex Ogle, who brilliantly mapped his experience of hunger in Free Lunch, here describes his struggle to survive; reflects on his complex, often paradoxical relationship with his passionate, fierce mother; and charts the trajectory of his stepdad's anger. Hovering over Rex's story is the talismanic presence of his unborn baby sister. Through it all, Rex threads moments of grace and humor that act as beacons of light in the darkness. Compulsively readable, beautifully crafted, and authentically told, Punching Bag is a remarkable memoir about one teenager's cycle of violence, blame, and attempts to forgive his parents-and himself"--

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  • 24 / 24 copies available at PINES

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Athens Regional Library System:
      Bogart Library
YA B OGLE
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31001006016738 YA Available
Athens Regional Library System:
      Danielsville/Madison County Library
YA B OGLE
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31001006029285 YA Available
Athens Regional Library System:
      Lavonia Carnegie Library
YA B OGLE
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Athens Regional Library System:
      Lexington/Oglethorpe County Library
YA B OGLE
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Athens Regional Library System:
      Winterville Library
YA B OGLE
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Coastal Plain Regional Library System:
      Cook County Library
YA362.7 OGLE, REX
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31013002100374 YA Non Fiction Available
Dougherty County Public Library:
      Northwest Branch
YB OGLE OGLE, REX
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Flint River Regional Library System:
      Griffin-Spalding County Library
Y 362.775 OGLE
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Flint River Regional Library System:
      J. Joel Edwards Public Library
Y 362.775 OGLE
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Lake Blackshear Regional Library System:
      Lake Blackshear Regional Library
J 362.7 Ogl R.
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31031000230076 Juvenile NonFiction Available
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