For the Love of Mary

Author(s): Christopher Meades
Imprint: Maple Leaf
CD - unabridged
Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: DA0357
Released: Oct 14, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501935992
Narrator/s: Jonathan Todd Ross
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A hilarious coming-of-age novel about the pain of young love, family secrets, and sick ferrets Fifteen-year-old Jacob feels almost on the inside: almost smart, almost funny, almost good-looking, almost worthy of falling in love. His sister is too busy dating guys in Whitesnake jackets to notice, and his best friend is occupied with his own painful pubescent crisis. Jacob's mother has just started a curious (and rather un-Christian) holy war with the church across the street, while his father has secretly moved into the garage. Everything changes when Jacob meets Mary. Jacob thinks Mary is the most beautiful girl in the world. If only Mary's father wasn't the minister at the enormous rival church. If only she wasn't dating a youth pastor with pristine white teeth and impeccably trimmed hair. If only Jacob could work up the courage to tell Mary how he feels . . . As the conflict between the churches escalates, a peeping Tom prowls the neighborhood, a bearded lady terrorizes unsuspecting Dairy Queen customers, a beautiful young girl entices Jacob into a carnal romp in a car wash, and the church parishioners prepare their annual re-enactment of Operation Desert Storm. Sidesplitting satire with a surprising amount of heart.


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For the Love of Mary
Product Number: BX00052254
Product Number:DA0357
Product Number:Z12735

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Author(s): Christopher Meades
Narrator(s): Jonathan Todd Ross
Product Number Z12735
Released: Jul 16, 2016
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ISBN: #9781501936005
Author(s): Christopher Meades
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Released: Jun 01, 2016
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Publisher: ECW Press
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