Pool Boy by Michael Simmons audiobook

Pool Boy

By Michael Simmons
Read by Chad Lowe

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3.66 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9780807223246

Fifteen-year-old Brett Gerson is the kind of kid you love to hate. He's smug, arrogant, rude, and filthy rich. When his dad is jailed for insider trading, his family loses everything and Brett has to face life without the mansion, the Mercedes, and his beloved $5,000 stereo. But his attitude begins to change when he's forced to take a summer job assisting Alfie Moore, the seventy-year old guy who used to clean his swimming pool . . . Told in the first person and set in a fictional California town, POOL BOY marks the debut of a gifted young writer, Michael Simmons, and of one of the most engaging and infuriating anti-heroes since Holden Caulfield.

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Summary

Summary

Fifteen-year-old Brett Gerson is the kind of kid you love to hate. He's smug, arrogant, rude, and filthy rich. When his dad is jailed for insider trading, his family loses everything and Brett has to face life without the mansion, the Mercedes, and his beloved $5,000 stereo. But his attitude begins to change when he's forced to take a summer job assisting Alfie Moore, the seventy-year old guy who used to clean his swimming pool . . . Told in the first person and set in a fictional California town, POOL BOY marks the debut of a gifted young writer, Michael Simmons, and of one of the most engaging and infuriating anti-heroes since Holden Caulfield.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age
A Washington Post Book World Best Book of the Year
With surprisingly sharp insight for a first novel, Simmons doesn’t bat an eyelash in his forcing his arrogantly smug antihero to combat a truckload of issues. School Library Journal, Starred

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Author Bio: Michael Simmons

Author Bio: Michael Simmons

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 3.66
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English