StoneKicker by Mark Romanow
Approx. 53,350 words.
Published on December 14, 2010 by
A friendless child often seen in the playground, hands in pockets, kicking stones.
In a 1980s boarding school for undesirables, the boys’ nicknames defined them.
Duped into believing that boarding school was a posh holiday camp where you come home at weekends and enjoy midnight feasts, the titular Stonekicker has a huge shock when he discovers it’s anything but.