Some Hell

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Product Number: Z100129408
Released: Feb 13, 2018
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ISBN: #9781538505458
Narrator/s: Graham Halstead
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A wrenching and layered debut novel about a gay teen's coming-of-age in the aftermath of his father's suicideMiddle school hasn't been going well for Colin. His teenage sister teases him mercilessly, his autistic brother lashes out at him, and he has a crush on his best friend, Andy. But after the tragic night when his father commits suicide, none of that matters.Diane, Colin's mother, seeks solace in therapy. Colin is awash in guilt, and casts about for someone to confide in: first his estranged grandfather, then a predatory science teacher. But nothing helps as much as the strange writing his father kept in a series of notebooks locked in his study. Colin looks for answers there-in fragments about disaster scenarios, the violence of snow, mustangs running wild in the west-but instead finds the writing infecting his worldview.Diane, meanwhile, has a miserable fling with a coworker, and leans more heavily on Colin for support as things go from bad to worse. But spring is unfolding, and a road trip to Los Angeles gives them a tantalizing glimpse of what the future might hold.In Some Hell, a debut novel of devastating intensity and aching, pointillistic detail, Patrick Nathan shows how unspeakable tragedy shapes a life and how imagination saves us from ourselves.

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Author(s): Patrick Nathan
Original Publish Date: Feb 13, 2018

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Author(s): Patrick Nathan
Narrator(s): Graham Halstead
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Released: Feb 20, 2018
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ISBN: #9781538505410
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Author(s): Patrick Nathan
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Released: Feb 13, 2018
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Publisher: Graywolf Press
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