Cann, Kate. Hard cash.

Author:Kaplan, Deborah
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

Simon & Schuster. 328p. c2000. 0-689-85905-8. $5.99. S

Persistently broke Rich quests for some cash by methods that are sometimes distasteful, and always amusing. Rich is an art student at sixth-form college (which corresponds to the last two years of American high school, and is optional, pre-university schooling). He never turns in assignments and rarely goes to class, and survives at school mostly because his art teacher thinks his talent is impressive. He has no money, and his father keeps pushing him to get a job. Moreover, he's in love with poseur Portia. When a styling bloke from an ad agency sees his work and gets excited about using it for a...

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