Slam

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Penguin Books, 2007 - Infants - 292 pages
There's only one skateboarder, and his name's Tony Hawk. Not only is Hawk the world's best skater, he's also good to talk to. So I talk to Tony Hawk, and Tony Hawk talks back. Because just when it seemed like everything had come together for me, I had to go and screw it all up. It only took two seconds. But all of me knew.

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User Review  - csweder - LibraryThing

I expect a lot from Hornby...this book wasn't what I wanted. A book about teen pregnancy from the perspective of a teenage boy who got his girlfriend pregnant...and the immature aftermath of it all (denial, trying to run away, etc.). It's not a book I would particularly recommend.... Read full review

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User Review  - csweder - LibraryThing

I expect a lot from Hornby...this book wasn't what I wanted. A book about teen pregnancy from the perspective of a teenage boy who got his girlfriend pregnant...and the immature aftermath of it all (denial, trying to run away, etc.). It's not a book I would particularly recommend.... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Nick Hornby was born in Redhill, Surrey, England on April 17, 1957. He graduated from Cambridge University where he studied English. His books High Fidelity; Fever Pitch, which won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award in 1992; About a Boy and An Education were all made into movies. His other books include Slam; A Long Way Down; How to Be Good; Songbook; Shakespeare Wrote for Money; and The Polysyllabic Spree. He has received numerous awards including the American Academy of Arts and Letters' E. M. Forster Award in 1999 and the Orange Word International Writers' London Award in 2003. In addition to his books, his works have appeared in Esquire, Elle, GQ, Time, and Cosmopolitan. In 2015 his title, Funny Girl made The New York Times Bestseller List.

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