The Chemo Kid by Robert Lipsyte

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  • Cancer -- Fiction.,
  • Environmental protection -- Fiction.,
  • Pollution -- Fiction.,
  • Self-confidence -- Fiction.

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When the drugs that he takes as part of his chemotherapy suddenly transform him from wimp into superhero, sixteen-year-old Fred and his friends plot to rid the town of its most lethal environmental hazard, toxic waste in the water supply.

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Book details

StatementRobert Lipsyte.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.L67 Ch 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination167 p. ;
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22934245M
ISBN 100064471012

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Despite his eventual recovery from that first bout, he was diagnosed with cancer a second time in His experience with the illness led to another novel for young adults, The Chemo Kid (). In it, the protagonist, Fred Bauer, an ordinary high school junior in almost every way.

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