In Boy21, two teenage boys come together because of tragedy and stay together out of necessity. As friends, Finley and Russ, both basketball players, have a better chance of overcoming the odds against them in their rough town.
Matthew Quick discusses the relationship between his two characters and the importance of all the different teams on which we find ourselves.
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