The Book of Ralph (Paperback)

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John Mc Nally

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The delightfully original novel that Mitch Albom called "charming, sensitive, and at times flat-out hysterical." John McNally's unconventional coming-of-age tale describes the hilarious and poignant antics of two teenage boys and the moment of transcendence that can occur in everyday lives.
All of us need a Ralph in our lives.

Chicago, 1978. Hank Boyd, a solid B+ student, a good kid, wants eighth grade to be his special year. But when Ralph, an oddball troublemaker who' s been held back twice, gets the idea that he and Hank are pals, Hank's year devolves into an odyssey as frightening as it is hilarious.

John McNally, acclaimed author of "Troublemakers," deftly portrays the astonishing, sometimes terrifying world of adolescence in 1970s America: The adult world becomes increasingly untrustworthy, the economy plummets, and families seem to be falling apart, yet the two boys manage to create their own small moments of transcendence.

At once wary and full of wonder, Hank and Ralph will win your heart with their outrageous, poignant, and occasionally scary antics -- and they will teach you something about the ties that bind us together, hold us back, and redeem us.

About the Author :

John Mc Nally has contributed to The Book of Ralph as an author. John McNally is the author of "Troublemakers," a Book Sense 76 pick, and winner of both the John Simmons Short Fiction Award (2000) and the Nebraska Book Award (2001). He's edited four anthologies, most recently "Bottom of the Ninth: Great Contemporary Baseball Short Stories." He's been the recipient of Michener (University of Iowa), Djerassi (University of Wisconsin), and Jenny McKean Moore (George Washington University) fellowships. A native of Chicago's southwest side, he's presently an assistant professor of English at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he lives

Book Details


Title: The Book of Ralph
Publisher: Free Press
Author: John Mc Nally
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN:

0743257774

EAN:

9780743257770

No. of Pages: 287
Publish Date: 2005-4-19
Binding: Paperback
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