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Marcelo in the Real World

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Marcelo Sandoval hears music that nobody else can hear-part of an autism-like condition that no doctor has been able to identify. But his father has never fully believed in the music or Marcelos differences, and he challenges Marcelo to work in the mailroom of his law firm for the summer. . . to join “the real world.”

There Marcelo meets Jasmine, his beautiful and surprising coworker, and Wendell, the son of another partner in the firm. He learns about competition and jealousy, anger and desire. But its a picture he finds in a file-a picture of a girl with half a face-that truly connects him with the real world: its suffering, its injustice, and what he can do to fight.

Reminiscent of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in the intensity and purity of its voice, this extraordinary audiobook is a love story, a legal drama, and a celebration of the music each of us hears inside.

About the Author

Francisco Stork studied Latin American literature at Harvard before completing a law degree at Columbia University. Publishers Weekly praised his first novel The Way of the Jaguar, as “a splendidly intense debut.” His second book, Behind the Eyes, was selected as both a Commended title for the Americas Award and a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780739379899
Publisher:
Listening Library (Audio)
Subject:
General
Read by:
Hoppe, Lincoln
Read:
Hoppe, Lincoln
Author:
Stork, Francisco
Author:
Hoppe, Lincoln
Subject:
Interpersonal Relations
Subject:
Audiobooks
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
autism;fiction;ya;young adult;coming of age;lawyers;aspergers;friendship;realistic fiction;religion;family;love;boston;teen;romance;ethics;music;law;relationships;high school;teen fiction;fathers and sons;horses;autism spectrum;realistic;disabilities;grow
Subject:
autism;fiction;ya;young adult;coming of age;lawyers;aspergers;friendship;realistic fiction;religion;family;love;boston;teen;romance;ethics;music;law;relationships;high school;teen fiction;fathers and sons;horses;autism spectrum;realistic;disabilities;grow
Edition Description:
Eight CD
Publication Date:
20090310
Binding:
CD-audio
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.00x6.00x1.00 in. .50 lbs.
Media Run Time:
008
Age Level:
from 14

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