Opening with six 13-year-old friends--Heater, Perfect, Birdlegs, Deadeye, Boateater, and Rookie--who get into mischief and start thinking about girls, driving, heaven, and hell, and continuing through their high school graduation, this is a coming-of-age novel about love, heartbreak, and friendships.

The Jakes 1990, Mississippi River Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9780961759148