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That Was Then, This Is Now

by S. E. Hinton
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That Was Then, This Is Now. Pleas help me! i have an english assignment due on Mark's goals, dreams and motives due tomorrow and she didn't let me bring the book home! Can tell me what Mark's goals, dreams and motives are?

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Since you can't bring the book home, you can always use the enotes pages to refresh your memory.  I have included a link to some of these pages here.


Mark is an ambitious boy.  He feels bad about not having real parents, even though he is with a loving foster family.  At the same time, Mark has dreams of being self-sufficient.  He ends up selling drugs, and he finds the gang life romantic.

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