Dumb Luck

Dumb Luck When seventeen year old Brandon falls out of a tree onto his head and survives his doctor suggests he s had such luck he should buy a lottery ticket So Brandon does and he wins three million dollars

  • Title: Dumb Luck
  • Author: Lesley Choyce
  • ISBN: 9780889954656
  • Page: 403
  • Format: Paperback
  • When seventeen year old Brandon falls out of a tree onto his head and survives his doctor suggests he s had such luck he should buy a lottery ticket So Brandon does, and he wins three million dollars and that s last happy moment he has for some time Being suddenly rich brings all kinds of stress and new fake friends and family dissension and the loss of the one friWhen seventeen year old Brandon falls out of a tree onto his head and survives his doctor suggests he s had such luck he should buy a lottery ticket So Brandon does, and he wins three million dollars and that s last happy moment he has for some time Being suddenly rich brings all kinds of stress and new fake friends and family dissension and the loss of the one friendship that used to count.

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    About " Lesley Choyce "

  • Lesley Choyce

    Lesley Choyce is a novelist and poet living at Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia He is the author of than 80 books for adults, teens and children He teaches in the English Department and Transition Year Program at Dalhousie University He is a year round surfer and founding member of the 1990s spoken word rock band, The SurfPoets Choyce also runs Pottersfield Press, a small literary publishing house and hosted the national TV show, Off The Page, for many years His books have been translated into Spanish, French, German and Danish and he has been awarded the Dartmouth Book Award and the Ann Connor Brimer Award Lesley Choyce was born in New Jersey in 1951 and moved to Canada in 1978 and became a citizen His YA novels concern things like skateboarding, surfing, racism, environmental issues, organ transplants, and rock bands.

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  • Review ofby Lesley Choycetells a story of a lucky guy named Brandon who used to be a loser in his life. One day, after he was kissed by his only best friend Kayla on a tree, he was shocked and fell. To celebrate his recovery, he bought a lottery and unbelievably won five million dollars. Everything changes in his life, he gets popular in his school and society and all the people around him or even those who did not know him started trying to get close him and use his money. Brandon himself also [...]


  • Dumb Luck is told in first-person from Brandon’s point of view. The story is about an eighteen-year-old high school student Brandon buys his first lottery ticket and wins three million dollars. Then he suddenly becomes popular with people who have never spoken to him. Life should be sweet now, right? But his salesman dad wants his own dealership, and his mom wants new furniture and hot girls at school want him for his cash and become famous by dating with a millionaire guy. Taylor, who is the [...]


  • The premise of this YA offering is a new riff on the old adage "Money doesn't buy happiness". Brandon DeWolfe who is your average 18 year old teenage slacker falls out of a tree on to his head and quite remarkably survives. His doctor suggests with that kind of luck that he should buy a lottery ticket. He does and he wins three million dollars! Pretty soon, Brandon's life is turned upside down and he must find some kind of a moral compass to deal with all the people in his life and their new exp [...]


  • This book tells the story of an unambitious, not particularly smart, high school boy who wins the lottery. Suddenly he has to deal with wealth, "friends", beautiful girls, parents and decisions he doesn't have the moral training or experience to make. This is quite realistic, and as a result quite depressing. I didn't particularly enjoy the story, but it could serve as a real wake-up to those who think winning the lottery is the answer to all their problems.





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