In the Break

Author(s): Jack Lopez
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (5.33 hours)
Product Number: Z01122
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449896959
Narrator/s: Ramon De Ocampo
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A championship surfer, Jack Lopez accurately depicts the art of surfing in this tale described as The Outsiders for a new age. In the Break tells the story of fifteen year-old Jamie and Juan, best friends who live and breathe surfing. They don't have a care in the world when they're out on the water. But when an argument between Jamie and his abusive step-father comes to blows, Jamie turns to the one person who can help. Together the two (plus Jamie's sister Amber) head for Mexico-surfboards stowed in the back.


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In the Break
Product Number: BX00003480
Product Number:C3802
Product Number:Z01122

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All formats/editions

Author(s): Jack Lopez
Narrator(s): Ramon De Ocampo
Product Number C3802
Released: Aug 17, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428104686
Author(s): Jack Lopez
Product Number EB00277287
Released: Apr 10, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780316164252

Professional reviews

"When high school student Jamie finally loses his cool with his abusive stepfather, the resulting fight puts his stepfather in the hospital and puts Jamie on the run. He's joined by his sister and his best friend, Juan, who steals his mom's car for the jaunt to Mexico. Reader Ramon de Ocampo provides distinctive voices for each of the three kids, painting a picture of each teen's struggle to reach adulthood. Woven generously through the story is an account of the California surfing scene, and de Ocampo lends spirit to the author's joyful descriptions of the pursuit of the perfect wave. Parents might want to preview this book as it includes frank descriptions of drug use and sexual encounters. N.M.C. (c) AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine"