Slam, Nick Hornby
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Slam

Author: Nick Hornby

Narrator: Nicholas Hoult

Unabridged: 7 hr 13 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Published: 10/16/2007

Genre: Young Adult Fiction - Social Themes - Pregnancy

Synopsis

The #1 New York Times bestseller from the beloved, award-winning author of Funny Girl, High Fidelity, and About A Boy.

For 16-year-old Sam, life is about to get extremely complicated. He and his girlfriend—make that ex-girlfriend— Alicia have gotten themselves into a bit of trouble. Sam is suddenly forced to grow up and struggle with the familiar fears and inclinations that haunt us all.

Nick Hornby’s poignant and witty novel shows a rare and impressive understanding of human relationships and what it really means to be a man.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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AudiobooksNow review by Lisa the Librarian on 2008-06-22 15:27:10

Nicholas Hoult does a very good job voicing this problem novel with a little timeslip thrown in. The characters are memorable and their emotional arcs ring true. While the subject matter is a serious, humor is a frequent, and appropriate, element in Hoult's voicing.

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