Warhead: The True Story of One Teen Who Almost Saved the World pdf epub – Stg2bio.co

An often hilarious and always relevant memoir about one teen boy s battle with brain cancer and his Starlight Children s Foundation wish to meet Mikhail Gorbachev in Russia and plead for nuclear disarmament and world peaceIt s , and Jeff is an average fifteen year old he thinks a lot about dating, he bounces around with his friends, and he s trying his hardest to get a car Conversely, the world around him feels crazy the United States and the Soviet Union are at glaring odds, with their leaders in a standoff, and that awful word, nuclear, is on everyone s mind Then, boom Jeff learns that he has brain cancer and it s likely terminal Well, that puts a damper on his summer plans and romantic prospects, doesn t it Jeff s family rallies around him, but they are fiercely complicated especially Jeff s father, a man who can t say I love you even during the worst of Jeff s treatment So when the Starlight Children s Foundation offers to grant Jeff a wish, he makes one certain to earn his father s respect he asks to travel to Moscow and meet with Mikhail Gorbachev to discuss nuclear disarmament and ending the Cold War Nothing like achieving world peace to impress a distant father, right Jeff has always been one to aim highJeff s story is dark, but it s also funny, romantic, and surprising As his life swings from incredibly ordinary to absolutely incredible, he grapples with the big questions of mortality, war, love, hope, and miracles A sweet but unsentimental account of a truly fascinating nuclear childhood Henigson had me at Gorbachev Gary Shteyngart, New York Times bestselling author of Little Failure and Lake Success It s a tale well told always gripping, often heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting Booklist


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