Fat Kid Rules the World - Chapters 1-14 Summary & Analysis

KL Going
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Chapters 1-14 Summary

"Fat Kid Rules the World" by K. L. Going tells the story of a 17-year-old boy named Troy who is pushing 300 pounds. He has serious issues with his image, and the book begins with Troy standing on the edge of the subway platform, contemplating suicide. He is distracted by an emaciated young man who is a popular, talented musician named Curt. They form a friendship that transforms each of them in unique ways.

In Chapter 1, a sweating, 296-pound 17-year-old who is over 6 feet tall, stands at the edge of the subway platform, contemplating suicide. He wonders if people are going to laugh as he jumps. The boy reflects on the fact that people always laugh at fat people, and it bothers him to think that people might laugh after he dies. He doesn't want them to laugh at his death so...

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