[PDF/EPUB] August and Then Some By David Prete



10 thoughts on “August and Then Some

  1. says:

    This is a very sad book but it's also funny and the author so clearly loves his flawed characters This is what I demand of an author Too many seem contemptuous of their characters and people in general Happily Prete gives here a deep and sympathetic portrayal of Jake Stephanie Dani and he also presents the villains as the complex people they are Recommended

  2. says:

    Overall I thought this was a good book The writing was great and poignant Prete does a good job of capturing the tones of the disenfranchised and an uneducated but extremely likeable pregnant teenager This is a dark book and you won't feel happy when you finish it but almost at peace I was able to connect with the characters Stephanie was great and one of the best characters I have read in a while SPOILERMy pro

  3. says:

    Beautifully written debut novel Tough subject but told with heart

  4. says:

    I picked this book up because the theme of my wedding was “August and everything after” I had no idea what to expect It contains tough subject matter and I considered not finishing it; however I’m glad I did I wasn’t expecting the ending Prete does a good job of foreshadowing but keeping you unaware of what is next You know something is off but you can’t uite put your finger on it until it hits you in the fac

  5. says:

    The kind of thing I usually avoid very well written really heartfelt characters but there's abuse and molestation and domestic violence and all that stuff Seems like the kind of book that the characters will hang a

  6. says:

    This got off to a great start with the narrator Jake a labourer on a New York building site describing his surroundings as he wheels a

  7. says:

    A contemporary and dark novel punctuated at times by moments of joy in the resilience of the human spirit I found this to be one of the most absorbing stories I have read for some time Revolving around the events of a fateful summer Prete introduces us to JT a wounded young man forging a new life for himself in rundown New York but finding difficulty in establishing relationships with others due to these events the natu

  8. says:

    Poignant and interesting would like to read by David Prete I have trouble with thinking how I would cope with a r

  9. says:

    An excellent dismaying hard boiled novel about an inner city life style I would never have chosen this book to read if I had realized ahead of

  10. says:

    Beautiful writing but I didn't get the plot structure until I was about three uarters of the way through the book That was okay though The writing was strong enough to make me not care and I eventually got it It was pragmatic and lacked a resolute just ending like much of life itself

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Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free º David Prete

Age tenement His had been a superficially normal childhood in Yonkers New York; a time of beers by the riv. The kind of thing I usually avoid very well written really heartfelt characters but there s abuse and molestation and domestic violence and all that stuff Seems like the kind of book that the characters will hang around in my mind for a while The story isn t really finished we just saw a bit of it the part in August and then some

Summary August and Then Some

August and Then Some

New York City By day JT Savage is a labourer on the Upper East Side; by night an insomniac in an East Vill. Beautifully written debut novel Tough subject but told with heart

Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free º David Prete

Er of working in his friend's father's garage of studying to go to college Then one night everything chang. An excellent dismaying hard boiled novel about an inner city life style I would never have chosen this book to read if I had realized ahead of time the culture depicted but I m very glad I read it It s not enjoyable it s tough realistic and magnificently writtenThe Pulitzer prize committee couldn t make up their minds this year It s too bad that August and Then Some wasn t one of the nominatees