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Cut Off

(2015)
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A topical tale of one teen's addiction to the Cyber World - and the Northern adventure that saved his life.Fourteen-year-old Indio McCracken enjoys meteoric stardom as a guitar prodigy after his father posts a video of him playing. Things quickly go sour when Indio's fame fuels his father's dream of raising the world's next Segovia. Robbed of a normal childhood and already feeling alienated by his mixed Guatemalan-Canadian heritage, Indio desperately seeks escape online by creating a virtual identity, an obsession that almost kills him. Facing school expulsion ? or worse ? unless he kicks his Internet habit, Indio is shipped off to a teen addictions rehab center in the wilds of northern Canada where the adventure of a lifetime awaits him.We all depend on computers, smartphones, or other handheld devices for sharing information, keeping in touch, and entertaining ourselves. But what happens when our normal interaction with these useful tools crosses the line into addiction?Award-winning author Jamie Bastedo explores the roots of one "screenager's" passions and pitfalls in this timely tale of oppression, addiction, and deliverance.

 
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Used availability for Jamie Bastedo's Cut Off


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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Cut Off
Author(s): Jamie Bastedo
ISBN: 0-88995-511-5 / 978-0-88995-511-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Red Deer Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

June 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Cut Off
Author(s): Jamie Bastedo
Publisher: Red Deer Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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