In this novel, we meet the main character Charles as he is finishing up high school. Wet meet him in this final days of school before he is flung into the world as a 16 year old. We hear about his family, mainly his dad and sibling and that he doesn't seem to have a plan for the future. He is aimless but he discovers reading.
This was a little slow and to be honest, the excerpt did not peek my interest.