It’s undesirable sufficient that Nick’s sister is useless and, in a few strange try and strength him to confront his grief, his mom and dad are delivery him off to Jesus Camp. yet he’s additionally being haunted by means of the ghost of Jack Kerouac—who’s unusually tense, for a genius.
And if arguing with a useless beat poet weren’t sufficient to qualify Nick for antipsychotics, he’s lovely definite Eden Springs Church Camp goes to force him insane. The campers experience donkeys into the desolate tract campsite; a retired magician dressed as Jesus turns out passionate about changing him; and Nick’s virtually kept away from for uttering the phrases “Harry Potter.”
Worst of all is the computer field, into which each and every camper is needed to put a nightly prayer or confession. In hopes of having Jack to forestall nagging him approximately it, Nick scribbles down his darkest secret—a mystery approximately his sister’s death—and drops it within the box.
But then the field is stolen, with Nick’s mystery inside it. while campers’ confessions commence showing round the camp, Nick is wanting to get the field back—before the area learns the reality approximately what he did. the reality he can’t even face, himself.
Snarky, surreal, and insightful, Jacked Up is an incredible debut in regards to the strangeness of existence, dying, and grief, and the even stranger issues we do to cope.