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Labor day : A Novel. / Joyce Maynard.

Maynard, Joyce, 1953- (Author). Bethel, Wilson, 1984- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780061956409 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (6 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, 2009.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Wilson Bethel.
Summary, etc.: With the end of summer closing in and a steamy Labor Day weekend looming in the town of Holton Mills, New Hampshire, thirteen-year-old Henry-lonely, friendless, not too good at sports-spends most of his time watching television, reading, and daydreaming about the soft skin and budding bodies of his female classmates. For company Henry has his long-divorced mother, Adele-a onetime dancer whose summer project was to teach him how to foxtrot; his hamster, Joe; and awkward Saturday-night outings to Friendly's with his estranged father and new stepfamily. As much as he tries, Henry knows that even with his jokes and his "Husband for a Day" coupon, he still can't make his emotionally fragile mother happy. Adele has a secret that makes it hard for her to leave their house, and seems to possess an irreparably broken heart. But all that changes on the Thursday before Labor Day, when a mysterious bleeding man named Frank approaches Henry and asks for a hand. Over...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 176263 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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