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Forde, Catherine.
New York : Delacorte, 2004.
ISBN 0385902379
Grossly overweight and living with the public humiliation that goes with it, 15-year-old Jimmy Kelly tries to get through each day as painlessly as possible.  But you can't be invisible when you are as big as Jimmy.  Playing sports in school is the ultimate disgrace.  The boys laugh at his feeble attempts to run.  Or, worse, in the showers.  But when Jimmy gets home, things are different.  He is the king of the kitchen.  He loves to cook and dreams that some day he will run his own restaurant on the ocean.  He is also haunted by a mysterious dream that wakes him up most nights.  The dream finds him in a swimming pool trying to swim to the deep end where a shadowy figure awaits him.
SUBJECTS:     Obesity -- Fiction.
                        Swimming -- Fiction.
                        Cookery -- Fiction.
                        Scotland -- Fiction.


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