Slam

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Penguin, Oct 16, 2007 - Fiction - 320 pages
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The #1 New York Times bestseller from the beloved, award-winning author of Funny Girl, High Fidelity, and About A Boy.

For 16-year-old Sam, life is about to get extremely complicated. He and his girlfriend—make that ex-girlfriend— Alicia have gotten themselves into a bit of trouble. Sam is suddenly forced to grow up and struggle with the familiar fears and inclinations that haunt us all.

Nick Hornby’s poignant and witty novel shows a rare and impressive understanding of human relationships and what it really means to be a man.


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User Review  - addunn3 - LibraryThing

A young kid describes his relationship with girl, their pregnancy, and his relationship with his parents and his girlfriend's. I couldn't find much value in the plot and it seemed repetitive. Not the best of his work. Read full review

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Nick Hornby's Slam is about Sam, the teenage son of a single mother who had him too young. Sam, unfortunately, in the course of book, is about to follow in his mother's footsteps. Sam's a pretty ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER 2
CHAPTER 3
CHAPTER 4
CHAPTER 5
CHAPTER 6
CHAPTER 7
CHAPTER 8
CHAPTER 9
CHAPTER 12
CHAPTER 13
CHAPTER 14
CHAPTER 15
CHAPTER 16
CHAPTER 17
CHAPTER 18
CHAPTER 19

CHAPTER 10
CHAPTER 11
CHAPTER 20
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NICK HORNBY is the author of the internationally bestselling novels High Fidelity, About a Boy, A Long Way Down, Slam, Juliet, Naked, and Funny Girl, as well as several works of nonfiction. He lives in London.


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