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Lucky Linderman doesn't want to wake up. . . . Lucky Linderman has been the target of Nader McMillan's relentless bullying for as long as he can remember. But he has a secret--one that helps him wade through the mundane torture of his life. In his dreams, Lucky escapes to the war-ridden jungles of Laos, where his grandfather, who never came home from the Vietnam War, is still trapped. There, Lucky can be a real man and maybe even a hero. But how long can he keep hiding in his dreams before reality forces its way inside?