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To get into a teenage boy s mind and do so with intensive insight is nothing short of remarkable Rumble Fish was written in the Seventies so I imagine of a burned out Motorcycle Boy fried by too many Boones Farm empties dozens of Testors glue tubes and scratchy Steppenwolf records Whichever spin you ut on Rumble Fish it s one of the best tomes in the Teenage Wasteland bookshelf I ain t never been a articularly smart The Elephants Journey person but I get along all right narrator Rusty Jamesage 13After really enjoying Hinton s Taming the Star Runner and Tex several months ago I m continuing on through her slim but well regarded string of YA novels with Rumble Fish While it was good it was just not as engaging for me as the aforementioned two books I did not find the fourteen year old rotagonist Rusty James a juvenile delinuent type from the streets of Tulsa Oklahoma Hinton s usual setting with an absentee alcoholic father and a distant slightly older brother only referred to as Motorcycle Boy as appealing or relatable as the similarly aged main characters in the other books However maybe that s because where Travis and Tex were basically good hearted young men in troubled situations Rusty James is a darker version of them He retty clearly has the hearted young men in troubled situations Rusty James is a darker version of "them He retty clearly has the stacked against him from the start and he also is bereft " He retty clearly has the stacked against him from the start and he also is bereft any sort of Changing Face of the Hero positive role model in his life unlike Travis and Tex and it seems somewhat unlikely that he will disrupt the sad cycle of a broken familyetty crime etc Possibly because the story andor the characters were downbeat in nature or even uncomfortably realistic in a few moments that it restrained my enthusiasm for it. Into a world where hope is hard to find and violence is a fact of life“Stylistically superb This The Undisputed Greatest Writer of All Time: A Collection of Poetry packs aunch that will leave readers of any age reeling” School Library Journal “Sharper in focus and mature in style than Hinton’s The Outsiders” BooklistAn ALA Best Books for Young Adults A School Library Journal Best Books of the Ye. .
T erson that seems to be able to do anything and everything who is effortlessly cool and confident and who makes life seem easy The trouble is eople like that don t exist From the outside looking in they may seem to "have all the answers but deep down they re eople just like the rest of us with all kinds of "all the answers but deep down they re eople just like the rest of us with all kinds of and insecurities The Motorcycle Boy is like a symbol or metaphor in that sense and from the beginning I had guessed at how things would turn out at the end because that just doesn t last I didn t enjoy this as much as The Outsiders but last I didn t enjoy this as much as The Outsiders but s a very thought rovoking book ETA Upon further reflection I m giving it a 3 I m not even sure what to say about this book it is an incredibly uick read but it stays with you It s not a book to like or dislike it left me unexplainably sad for Rusty James the main character I felt like I was wandering as I read the book and I think that s the feeling that Hinton ultimately wanted to capture a lost aimless haunting feeling that creeps up on you as you read Everything felt so unresolved but that felt right for this book It really is crazy how memorable such a small short book is and I imagine I won t forget this story anytime soon Rumble Fish was a cool movie that looked a lot like Robert Frank s The Americans and had Mickey Rourke The Lady and the Lionheart perfecting his Richard Hell impersonation with Tom Waits doing a Pop s Chocklit Shoppe routine whilst listening to Wall Of Voodoo and The Police jamming on the soundtrackvery new wavetotally Eighties Then there s the bookSE Hinton writes like a noir writer than a YA one complete with flashbacks delusional madness and death Her uncanny ability. Art that Rusty James relies on him to bail him out of trouble The brothers are inseparable and Motorcycle Boy will always be there to watch his back so there's nothing to worry about right Or so Rusty James believes until his world falls apart and Motorcycle Boy isn't there toick up the iecesFrom the author of THE OUTSIDERS SE Hinton looks. Strange little thing this oneAlthough art of the reason why I feel that way is robably the fact that it s I think the first YA novel I read that was written long before I was born which for me makes it something of a was written long before I was born which for me makes it something of a of a classic style and a modern trend Or somethingIt s mysterious and sort of obscure but at the same time it feels crystal clear in that the narrator "s voice is simple and directLet s face it he s not "voice is simple and directLet s face it he s not brightest bulb in the box He s a hood kid and he s the box He s a hood kid and he s good kid He s loyal and brave and strong but rather fucked up and he makes you grow to love him even though you don t know him all that wellFor chrissake this is not even a novel My edition of the ebook is 72 ages long it s like a novella which is also why it feels like a snapshot a fragment of life the Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the Church picture of a turningoint than a A (kinda) Country Christmas person s storyAnd that s really cool uite different and really cool and I ll have to think about it some because I m not certain I got everything there was to get and I simultaneously hate and love this feeling I m really not sure how to rate this one I read it in one day and it hooked me with its suspensefullot and realistic dialogue Plus I love stories about tough guys and gangs in the 50s and 60s But after I closed the book I didn t have a clear reaction to it that I could inpoint and then translate into a starred rating Rusty James is a young tough guy who idolized his older brother The Motorcycle Boy real name is never mentioned Like any young kid with a cool older brother Rusty wants to be just like him tough carefree strong and smart I think we ve all known someone like the Motorcycle Boy It s tha. The classic YA novel RUMBLE FISH written by celebrated novelist SE Hinton and immortalized by legendary film maker Francis Ford Coppola now available as an eBook for the first timeRusty James wants to be just like his big brother Motorcycle Boy tough enough to be respected by everyone in the neighborhood But Motorcycle Boy is also smart so sm. ,


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