synopsis- In mcKinley, Minnesota, were kids play hocky and grown ups skate to scratchy phonograph records. Marsh and his best fried willy meet carl at the rink wearing a old battered leather flight jacket and dancing a strange dance. Marsh and Willy discover two terrible secrets behind carls dance that threatens to destroy him.
Author- Gary paulsen-) is an American writer of young adult literature, best known for coming of age stories about the wilderness. He is the author of more than 200 books and has written more than 200 magazine articles and short stories, and several plays, all primarily for teenagers