In Missing May, what does Summer mean when she says "Guidance comes to me in a form of a greasy-haired lunatic?" 

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When Summer says "Guidance came to me in the form of a greasy-haired lunatic", she is referring to Cletus, a neighbor boy who has befriended her and Ob and, in his inimitable way, is helping them deal with the grief of losing May (Chapter 6).

Summer doesn't like Cletus very much at first, and she is not very nice to him either.  Cletus is inarguably eccentric; he is an incorrigible collector - of potato chip bags, buttons, wrapping paper, and finally, pictures, of every sort and subject.  Summer thinks Cletus is "a flat-out lunatic", and doesn't much appreciate his over-the-top...

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