Slam

by Nick Hornby

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Gripping and funny this novel will appeal to all those who have ever picked up a skateboard and even those who haven't. From the author who brought you High Fidelity and Fever Pitch comes a new novel written for the teenage audience.

Slam Synopsis

Sam is sixteen and a skater. Life is ticking along nicely for Sam: his mum's got rid of her rubbish boyfriend, he's thinking about college and he's met someone. Alicia. Then a little accident happens. Sam can't run away from this one. He's a boy facing a man's problems and the question is - has he got what it takes to confront them?

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ISBN: 9780241969847
Publication date: 03/04/2008
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780141382975
Publication date: 04/10/2007
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241969847
Publication date: 3rd April 2008
Author: Nick Hornby
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 304 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby was born in 1957, and is the author of Fever Pitch, High Fidelity, About a Boy and How to be Good. He also edited the collection of short stories Speaking With the Angel. He is the pop music critic for the New Yorker. In 1999, he was awarded the E.M.Forster award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives and works in Highbury, North London.

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