The Boys: A Novel
(eAudiobook)

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Spiegel & Grau by OrangeSky Audio, 2022.
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7h 19m 0s
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eAudiobook
Language
English
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9781954118140

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Full titleboys
Authorhafner katie
Grouping Categorybook
Last Update2022-12-01 14:05:17PM
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When introverted, eccentric Ethan Fawcett falls in love with the vivacious Barb, he has every reason to believe he will be delivered from a lifetime of solitude. But then the global pandemic hits, and their relationship takes a turn for the worse. Ethan grows obsessed with providing the perfect life for their adopted 8-year-old twins, Tommy and Sam. And he pushes Barb away, unable to share with her the secret he harbors about his parents' untimely deaths. Once the planet returns to a version of normalcy, Ethan takes Tommy and Sam on a week-long biking adventure in Italy. During this disastrous excursion, it becomes clear just how unusual Ethan and his children are-and what it will take for Ethan to repair his marriage. This hauntingly beautiful novel-about loneliness and connection-is also filled with humor and surprise. Reminiscent of the best works by Anne Tyler, Ann Patchett, and Jane Smiley, it is a poignant, page-turning debut that, above all, is a bold and highly original literary high-wire feat.
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