Facing Up Summary
Robin F. Brancato

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Facing Up Summary

Facing Up tells the story of Dave Jacoby, a somewhat conservative teenager. Spanning the last few weeks of Dave's junior year in high school and the following summer, the story focuses on the relationship between Dave and his best friend, Jep. Considering his own overprotective parents, Dave envies Jep's independence and worldliness. Jep's parents are divorced and he lives in an apartment with his mother.

Dave also envies Jep's girlfriend, Susan, a girl...

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