'Take this as a gift. The only gift I can give you that might, one day, mean anything to you.' Fed up with parents and friends trying to decide on his future, Jan attempts to excape the pressures of home by taking a job as a toll-keeper. Going to live in the country - alone in the house on the toll bridge - Jan hopes to find out who he really is. At the toll bridge Jan meets Tess and Adam. Their friendship works well for a time, but thay all have to face a turning point and for one of them this has a devastating result.
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Everyone seems to know best when it comes to Jan's future - but he's still working out for himself who he really is. Jan feels so hemmed in by the pressures of family and friends, he decides to leave home and live alone in the house on the toll bridge. While there, he meets Tess and Adam and their close bond of friendship develops into something which has devastating effects on them all.Review:
"One of the most original and rewarding teenage novels--not to be missed." --"Books for Keeps"
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Book Description Red Fox, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000149426