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Marcelo in the Real World

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Publisher:
Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Pub. Date:
2009
Language:
English
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Schneider Family Award for Teen Fiction YALSA Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults YALSA Best Books for Young Adults: Top 10 An intense and heartwarming story of finding love and finding yourself. Marcelo Sandoval hears music that nobody else can hear--part of an autism-like condition that no doctor has been able to identify. But his father has never fully believed in the music or Marcelo's differences, and he challenges Marcelo to work in the mailroom of his law firm for the summer. There Marcelo meets the beautiful and surprising Jasmine, and things start to take a different turn. Praise for Francisco Stork: "[Stork's writing is] as if John Updike had rewritten Gabriel Garcia Marquez."-- Publishers Weekly
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There Marcelo meets Jasmine, his beautiful and surprising coworker, and Wendell, the son of another partner in the firm. He learns about competition and jealousy, anger and desire. But it’s a picture he finds in a file–a picture of a girl with half a face–that truly connects him with the real world: its suffering, its injustice, and what he can do to fight.
Reminiscent of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in the intensity and purity of its voice, this extraordinary audiobook is a love story, a legal drama, and a celebration of the music each of us hears inside.
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