Clean Getaway Summary
Nic Stone

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Clean Getaway Overview

Clean Getaway is a middle grade coming-of-age novel by Nic Stone. The story follows 11-year-old William "Scoob" Lamar. He embarks on a road trip across the American South with his grandmother, "G'ma," recreating a journey she took 50 years earlier with the grandfather he never knew. As they travel, G'ma tells Scoob about events from the Civil Rights Era, but she also begins to behave strangely, causing Scoob to become increasingly anxious until she makes a shocking revelation. The book explores themes related to racism, redemption, and family reconciliation.

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