Carry Me Down

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (9.47 hours)
Product Number: Z100096487
Released: Jun 21, 2015
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ISBN: #9781481581356
Narrator/s: Gerard Doyle
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John Egan is a misfit, a twelve-year-old in the body of a grown man with the voice of a giant. He has been able to detect lies for as long as he can remember and diligently keeps track of them, large and small, in a log of lies. With an obsession for the Guinness Book of World Records, a keenly inquisitive mind, and a kind of faith, John is like a tuning fork, sensitive to the vibrations within himself and his family's shifting dynamics. From his changing voice, body, and psyche to his parents' disheartening marital difficulties, this is a trying year in a fragile young boy's life, and when his sanity reaches near collapse, a frightening family catastrophe threatens to ruin what little they have. Carry Me Down is a restrained, emotionally taut, and sometimes outrageously funny portrait whose drama drives toward, but narrowly averts, an unthinkable disaster.

Author(s): M.J. Hyland
Awards:2006-Fiction-Shortlist-Man Booker Prize
Original Publish Date: Jan 01, 2006

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Author(s): M.J. Hyland
Narrator(s): Gerard Doyle
Product Number DD5874
Released: Jan 01, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441721563
Author(s): M.J. Hyland
Product Number EB00640762
Released: Mar 11, 2016
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Publisher: Canongate U.S.
ISBN: #9780802191502

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