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The Porcupine of Truth

(2015)
A novel by

 
 
The Stonewall Book Award-winning novel from the author of Openly Straight and Honestly Ben!

"Words like 'brilliant' are so overused when praising novels--so I won't use that word. I'll just think it." -- Benjamin Alire Saenz, author of Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

"Undeniably human and unforgettably wise, this book is a gift for us all." -- Andrew Smith, author of Grasshopper Jungle


Carson Smith is resigned to spending his summer in Billings, Montana, helping his mom take care of his father, a dying alcoholic he doesn't really know. Then he meets Aisha Stinson, a beautiful girl who has run away from her difficult family, and discovers a secret regarding his grandfather, who disappeared without warning or explanation decades before. Together, Carson and Aisha embark on an epic road trip to try and save Carson's dad, restore his fragmented family, and discover the "Porcupine of Truth" in all of their lives.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Praise for this book

"Undeniably human and unforgettably wise, this book is a gift for us all." - Andrew Smith


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Hardback Editions

August 2016 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Porcupine Of Truth (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Bill Konigsberg
ISBN: 0-606-39123-1 / 978-0-606-39123-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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May 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Porcupine of Truth
Author(s): Bill Konigsberg
ISBN: 0-545-64893-9 / 978-0-545-64893-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
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Paperback Editions

August 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Porcupine of Truth
Author(s): Bill Konigsberg
ISBN: 1-338-03245-3 / 978-1-338-03245-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
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Kindle Editions

May 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Porcupine of Truth
Author(s): Bill Konigsberg
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
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