Everything Is Not Enough Summary
Sandy Asher

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As the only son of doting parents, Michael Paeglis has moved through his privileged life with a minimum of problems. So why can't he be content with his life? He has everything, isn't that enough? No, he wants more. He wants a feeling of accomplishment at the end of a day and the satisfaction of working toward a goal that he set. He wants control of his life.

During his seventeenth summer, Michael discovers the strength of character within himself that allows him to confront his well-meaning parents. He does not want to hurt them, he only wants to make choices for his future that he can live with; he does not want to follow in his father's footsteps and join him in the jewelry business. The interaction among Michael, his parents, his summer friends, and the townspeople he becomes involved with, weaves a fascinating story. Michael is...

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