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Paperboy (2013)
(eAudiobook)


Published: New York : Listening Library, 2013
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9780804167963,
Language:  English


Title from: Title details screen

Number of tracks: 5

Duration: 06:10:08

Transfer to Apple device: No, Yes

OverDrive subjects: Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction

Reader: Lincoln Hoppe

For fans of To Kill a Mockingbird, The King's Speech, and The Help. A boy who stutters comes-of-age in the segregated South, during the summer that changes his life. An 11-year-old boy living in Memphis in 1959 throws the meanest fastball in town, but talking is a whole different ball game. He can barely say a word without stuttering, not even his own name. So when he takes over his best friend's paper route for the month of July, he knows he'll be forced to communicate with the different customers, including a housewife who drinks too much and a retired merchant marine who seems to know just about everything. The paper route poses challenges, but it's a run-in with the neighborhood junkman, a bully and thief, that stirs up real trouble--and puts the boy's life, as well as that of his family's devoted housekeeper, in danger. "An unforgettable boy and his unforgettable story

In English

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Additional Credits:
Hoppe, Lincoln

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