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Slam by Nick Hornby
  

Slam

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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.

If you like Nick Hornby you might also like to read books by John O'farrell, David Nobbs and Adrian White.

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Slam by Nick Hornby

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?

About the Author

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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Publication date

3rd April 2008

Author

Nick Hornby

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780241969847

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