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Only love can break your heart / Ed Tarkington.

E-audio E-audio (2016.)
Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 27 min.)) : digital.
Publisher: [United States] : HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books : 2016.

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  • Edition: Unabridged.
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Participant or Performer: Read by Peter Berkrot.
Summary: Six-year-old Rocky worships his older brother Paul--sixteen and full of rebel cool, smoking cigarettes, driving around in his Nova blasting Neil Young--until the day Paul, in an ill-advised act of vengeance against their father, picks Rocky up from school and nearly leaves him for dead in the woods. Paul then runs off with his beautiful, fragile girlfriend, never to be heard from again. Eight years later Rocky is a teenager himself. Although he's never forgotten the abandonment of his boyhood hero, he's now getting over it, with the help of the wealthy neighbors' daughter, Patricia, ten years his senior, who has taken him as her lover. Rocky's in love--or thinks he is--but the affair sets off a sequence of events that bring ruin to the lives of both families. In the spirit of Willie Morris, Tom Franklin, and Wiley Cash, this spellbinding debut draws you into a small-town American Gothic story of family fealty, scandal, and murder.
System Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Authors: Berkrot, Peter, (narrator.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
Citation: Tarkington, Ed. "Only love can break your heart." United States : HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books : 2016.

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