Everything you need to understand or teach Don't Skip Out on Me by Willy Vlautin.
Don’t Skip Out on Me is a novel by Willy Vlautin. The story follows a young man named Horace Hopper who has lived and worked on a ranch in Nevada for the last few years. Horace decides to leave the ranch to try to become a professional boxer. However, he faces much adversity and loneliness along the way. The novel explores themes of adulthood, ambition, love, pain, and uncertainty.