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
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]
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