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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Jon Cryer

Young Adult • 5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2001

Jon Cryer brilliantly captures the surly, sullen tone of 16-year-old Nick Andreas's first-person narration, which begins the day he arrives at court, charged with physical violence against his girlfriend. Ordered to attend Mario Ortega's Family Violence class and to keep a journal, Nick resists the former, but finds increasing solace--and a vehicle for telling his backstory--in his journal. Anger burns beneath the surface of Nick's memories, his daily life, his relationship with his brutal father, and his longing for love. Cryer's pacing is spot-on as he rides the roller coaster of Nick's fury, passion, lust, and yearning. He is equally successful with the voices of the mixed ethnic/racial group in Mario's class and with Mr. Andreas's Greek accent. Flinn's popular YA novel gains added depth and power through this superb audio production. T.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2003 YALSA Selection (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/SEP 02]



Library Ed. • Listening Library • 2002

CS ISBN 0807206865 $30.00 • Three cassettes

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