From Rockaway

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Author(s): Jill Eisenstadt
Original Publish Date: Apr 11, 2017
Product Number: EB00691437
Released: Apr 11, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780316510035
Publisher: Back Bay Books
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Description

Timmy and Chowderhead and Peg are lifeguards. They spend summers sitting in those tall chairs, smoking dope and staring at the waves, swatting insects, tormenting seagulls. Winters they work shit jobs like unloading trucks at Mickey's Deli. At night, winter and summer, they drink. Drink and get rowdy. Then there's Alex, the girl who gets away, not only from old boyfriend Timmy but also from "Rotaway"-on scholarship to a rich-kid's college in New England. One midsummer night when the four are reunited, tensions erupt in feats of daring and self-destruction during the wild, cathartic, near-sacred lifeguard ritual known as the Death Keg. Brilliantly capturing the restlessness and casual nihilism of working-class youth with no options, Jill Eisenstadt's acclaimed first novel startles in its power and originality, its depth of feeling, its bright and dark comic turns.

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Author(s): Jill Eisenstadt
Narrator(s): Kasey Lee Huizinga
Product Number Z100159595
Released: Jan 09, 2020
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Hachette Audio
ISBN: #9781478988199

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