The Tracey fragments

by Maureen Medved | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0887846246 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingPooker3wing of Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on 2/7/2009
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Journal Entry 1 by wingPooker3wing from Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on Saturday, February 07, 2009
Another book I contemplated purchasing but resisted until I found it at the Children's Hospital Book Market.

Journal Entry 2 by wingPooker3wing from Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on Sunday, March 08, 2009
Tracey's 15. She's been riding the bus for two days. In a blizzard. Clad only in a shower curtain. She smells. Her parents don't love her. They don't love her younger brother either. He acts like a dog. Maybe that's why. Tracey has to look out for him. That's why she's on the bus. She has to look for him. Tracey is a loser. All the kids at school know it. She refers to herself as "It" when it does loser things. How handy. Tracey has a psychologist. Her psychologist calls her "dear" and says she cares about her. But the psychologist won't take her home with her. Bummer. Tracey loves Billy Speed. As if she knew what love was. But she'll do anything to have Billy Speed notice her and love her back. Anything at all. So yeah, Billy Speed raped her and that's why we're on the bus, looking for Sonny. And that's why Tracey's telling us all about her sad fucked up life. TRACEY'S A BIG FAT LIAR. Except about the fucked up part. Time to get off the bus dear and grow up.

An engrossing (but short, thank goodness) novel about teenage angst told from inside the wail. The book was apparently made into a movie. I haven't seen it and, having read the book, don't intend to - once is enough.

This is my fifteenth book by a female author read for the 2nd Canadian Book Challenge, Eh?

Journal Entry 3 by wingPooker3wing at Park Theatre & Movie Cafe in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Released 10 yrs ago (3/10/2009 UTC) at Park Theatre & Movie Cafe in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

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I'll bring this to tonight's meeting and if no takers then I'll leave it on our shelf in the loft.

Enjoy!

ETA: Actual release time should be about 7:00 p.m. March 10/09

Journal Entry 4 by wingwinnipegobczwing from Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on Wednesday, March 11, 2009
This book is currently sitting on the Winnipeg Official Bookcrossing Zone bookshelf in the loft of The Park Theatre & Movie Café, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg MB.

It is waiting there for a new reader to take home, read, and release back into the wild!


Winnipeg bookcrossers meet at my location on the second Tuesday of every month at 7pm to chat about books, swap great reads, and release on the OBCZ shelves. Please join us! We love to see new faces! You will enjoy the comfy atmosphere, the fabulous coffees and teas, and the yummy treats!

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