Back Roads

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Thorndike Press, 2000 - Fiction - 511 pages
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Harley Altmyer should be in college drinking Rolling Rock and chasing girls. Instead, he's marooned in the Pennsylvania backwoods caring for his three younger sisters. Frustrated, overwhelmed, and utterly endearing, he's a guy in an impossible situation: an orphan with the responsibilities of an adult and the fiery; aggressive libido of a teenager. Then family secrets and unspoken truths collide with his youthful sexual obsession, unearthing a series of staggering surprises...

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User Review  - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing

There's no doubt that Back Roads is beautifully written, and it rings as being frighteningly believable. At the same time, perhaps because it did ring so true, a large part of me also wanted a great ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

Hurley Altmyer is a 19-year-old who has taken on the responsibility for his three younger sisters after their mother has been convicted and sentenced to life in prison for shooting their father. He is ... Read full review


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