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Labor day [electronic resource] : A Novel. Joyce Maynard.

Maynard, Joyce. (Author). Bethel, Wilson. (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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