Swim

Topics: American football, Sudden infant death syndrome, Anabolic steroid Pages: 4 (719 words) Published: August 17, 2013
* Miles Manning- Miles is kind of a round, to a dynamic character. He’s the main character of the book, and most things revolve around him. He has conflicts with his dad, and how he always tries to make Miles perfect, and never congratulates him for the good things he does. He also is blamed by his new coach for everything that goes wrong with the team.

* Coach Stahl- He is very round character. He doesn't change much, and mostly stays the same. He’s the new head coach for the football team, and takes Miles off the starting roster, and blames him for everything.

* Zach- He is Mile's best friend. He’s more of a round character. He’s one main person that puts peer pressure on Miles, by begging him to take steroids, and always nagging him. -------------------------------------------------

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Introduction:
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When Miles Manning, a successful high school football player, discovers his teammates are using steroids--and one of them is his best friend--he's faced with a tough decision: Is he willing to do what it takes to win? Football is his life, and his family, especially his dad, is pinning its hopes on him. It's a lot of pressure for a high school junior to bear. Crackback gives you a look into the world of high school boys and athletes, who try to do their best. -------------------------------------------------

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One of the good events is when Miles started talking to Lucia in the library. She became the highlight in his life and changed the way he looked at life. She was the one who made him happy, and seem to be the only thing that made him happy. -------------------------------------------------

After a football game against Clifton, miles and a group of friends decide to go to a senior football player named Tysons party. There they drink beer and...
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