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Slam
by Nick Hornby

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Slam by Nick Hornby Overview

Bestselling author Nick Hornby delivers his first novel for young adults. 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 witt Bestselling author Nick Hornby delivers his first novel for young adults. 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.

Nick Hornby

About Slam Description

Nick Hornby is the author of the novels A Long Way Down, Slam, How to Be Good, High Fidelity, and About a Boy, and the memoir Fever Pitch. He is also the author of Songbook, a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award, Shakespeare Wrote for Money, and The Polysyllabic Spree, as well as the editor of the short-story collection Speaking with the Angel. He is a recipient of the American Acade

Data Book Slam

Original Title Slam ISBN 0399250484 (ISBN13: 9780399250484 ) Edition Language English Literary Awards Manchester Book Award Nominee for Longlist (2009), North East Teenage Book Award Nominee (2008) (77)