American Youth: A Novel
American Youth: A Novel
Brand: Random House Trade Paperbacks

American Youth: A Novel

  • Publish Date: 2008-01-08
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Phil LaMarche

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American Youth is a controlled, essential, and powerful tale of a teenager in southern New England who is confronted by a terrible moral dilemma following a firearms accident in his home. This tragedy earns him the admiration of a sinister gang of boys at his school and a girl associated with them. Set in a town riven by social and ideological tensionsan old rural culture in conflict with newcomersthis is a classic portrait of a young man struggling with the idea of identity and responsibility in an America ill at ease with itself.


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