August and Then Some

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Fourth Estate, 2011 - Families - 259 pages
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New York City. By day, JT Savage is a labourer on the Upper East Side; by night an insomniac in an East Village tenement. His had been a superficially normal childhood in Yonkers, New York; a time of beers by the river, of working in his friend's father's garage, of studying to go to college. Then, one night, everything changed.

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User Review  - jayne_charles - LibraryThing

This got off to a great start with the narrator, Jake, a labourer on a New York building site, describing his surroundings as he wheels a big lump of rock home to use as a table. One blast of the ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An intense, tragic story about a young man's struggle to take control of his life.JT Savage lives in a working-class New York City neighborhood and has a job lifting rocks. When he turned 12, his dad ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

David Prete is an actor, voice coach and author of ‘Say It to My Face’, published in 2004. He lives in Chicago.

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