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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - yourotherleft - LibraryThing
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