Entertainment Weekly scribe Josh Wolk has also had his work appear in other major publications such as the New York Times. Faced with the ultimate step into adulthood, Wolk returns to the summer camp of his youth before walking down the aisle. His beloved campgrounds have remained remarkably the same, but Wolk finds that he has grown bafflingly out of touch- and is as intimidated as a shy camper in the face of supermacho co-counselor Mitch.
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"Johnny Heller's congenial reading adds appeal to Josh Wolk's affectionate memoir. Just before his wedding, 34-year-old Josh wonders--can you go home again? Home in this case is the Maine summer camp that engendered his best youthful memories. The Entertainment Weekly journalist decides to answer his own question by signing on as the camp's swim counselor for the season. Wolk's observations of the other counselors, the boys, the past, and the future are quirky, introspective, and hilarious. Heller brings a wise-guy exuberance to the narration as Counselor Josh hangs with his campers and enjoys bunk friendships, board games, archery, swimming, and 14-year-old-boy smut-talk until, finally, he concludes that looking back is OK, but moving ahead in who you are in the present is what it's all about. S.J.H. (c) AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine"
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