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by | Read by Johnny Heller

Young Adult • 6.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1999

Who are those lanky, sad-eyed boys hovering around the edges of parties? This epistolary novel spotlights the world of the brilliant but troubled Charlie, who chronicles his freshman year in a Pennsylvania high school. Johnny Heller lends credibility and urgency as he captures the pitch and tone of a teenager barely out of puberty. Particularly poignant passages include Charlie's descriptions of his relationship with his older brother, a football star; his empathy for his lovelorn older sister; and the hopelessness of his crush on the beautiful Sam. Heller is especially affecting as Charlie deals with sex, drugs, and the heartbreaking truths of his childhood. R.O. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/ SEP 06]



Trade Ed. • Recorded Books • 2006

CD ISBN 1419387243 $19.99 • Six CDs

DD ISBN $13.99


Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2006

CS ISBN 1419389262 $49.75 • Five cassettes

CD ISBN 1419389289 $69.75 • Six CDs

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