Good Kids

A Novel
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.98 hours)
Product Number: Z100038357
Released: Jan 29, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780792796763
Narrator/s: Charlie Thurston
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Description

The critically acclaimed author of American Nerd makes his fiction debut with this romantic tragicomedy about a teenage boy and girl who discover his dad is having an affair with her mom. At fifteen, Josh Paquette and Khadijah Silverglate-Dunn catch Josh's father and Khadijah's mother kissing in a natural foods store. They make a pact never to cheat on anyone, ever. They have no problem keeping the vow-until they meet again at twenty-eight, both struggling with career and identity, and both engaged to other people. Part interethnic romance, part intergenerational conflict, Good Kids is a hilarious, sad, handsomely plotted story of love and class in the era of the redefined household. Stylistically adventurous but always accessible, Nugent trains a keen ear on the vernaculars of generation Y and the baby boomers, as young and middle-aged alike try to decide what parenting, background, and loyalty mean in late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century America.

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Author(s): Benjamin Nugent
Original Publish Date: Jan 29, 2013

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Benjamin Nugent
Narrator(s): Charlie Thurston
Product Number DD6152
Released: Apr 16, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781620645871
eBook
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Author(s): Benjamin Nugent
Product Number EB00571226
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: #9781439154335

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