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Publisher Comments:

When eighteen-year-old Jerry Payne first meets Pookie Adams at the Friarsburg, Oklahoma, bus depot, he is hardly aware that this moment marks the beginning of the most memorable love affair of his life. Overwhelmed (and yet secretly enchanted) by her zany, rambling monologue, Jerry is relieved to leave her in St. Louis as he continues to New York. Thinking he's seen the last of her, he heads off to college, only to be pursued by seventeen lengthy letters, and before he knows it he's involved with a seemingly crazy, startlingly honest girl who adores him. During the next two years, Pookie helps Jerry leave behind the fun-seeking, beer-blasted fraternity man he has become, as she teaches him to open his heart to her. Then, almost as suddenly as she appeared in his life, she disappears from it, leaving in her wake an eternal trail of love and wonder.

Synopsis:

"A hilarious, sad . . . all too true novel about the rough underside of a college love affair."--John Knowles, author of

About the Author

John Nichols is the author of On Top of Spoon Mountain, The Wizard of Loneliness, A Ghost in the Music, If Mountains Die, The Milagro Beanfield War, and other works. He lives in Taos, New Mexico.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393348491
Author:
Nichols, John
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Literature-Coming of Age
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20130831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
20.96 x 13.97 mm
Age Level:
Literature-Coming of Age

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