Saint Iggy by K. L. Going audiobook

Saint Iggy

By K. L. Going
Read by Stephen Hoye

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5.47 Hours Unabridged
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When Iggy Corso gets kicked out of high school, there’s no one for him to tell. His mother has gone off, his father is stoned on the couch, and because the phone’s been disconnected, even the social worker can’t get through. So he leaves a note and goes out to make something of his life, but that’s not so easy when you’re sixteen, live in public housing, have no skills, and your only friend is a law school dropout who’s thinking about joining the Hare Krishnas. But Iggy is . . . Iggy, and he’s got the kind of wisdom that lets him see things no one else can. In the week leading up to Christmas, Iggy travels all over the city, finding himself in the lap of luxury, the grayness of a never-ending drug party, the haven of a chapel, and finally at the door to a choice that will change his world forever.

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When Iggy Corso gets kicked out of high school, there’s no one for him to tell. His mother has gone off, his father is stoned on the couch, and because the phone’s been disconnected, even the social worker can’t get through. So he leaves a note and goes out to make something of his life, but that’s not so easy when you’re sixteen, live in public housing, have no skills, and your only friend is a law school dropout who’s thinking about joining the Hare Krishnas. But Iggy is . . . Iggy, and he’s got the kind of wisdom that lets him see things no one else can. In the week leading up to Christmas, Iggy travels all over the city, finding himself in the lap of luxury, the grayness of a never-ending drug party, the haven of a chapel, and finally at the door to a choice that will change his world forever.

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Author Bio: K. L. Going

Author Bio: K. L. Going

K.L. Going is the award-winning author of books for children and teens. Her first novel, Fat Kid Rules the World was a Michael Printz Honor Book, listed with YALSA’s Best Books for Young Adults and their Best Books for the Past Decade. Her books have been Scholastic Book Club choices, Junior Library Guild selections, New York Public Library Best Books, and winners of state book awards. Her work has been published in Korea, Italy, Japan, Germany, and the UK, and Fat Kid Rules the World is now a major motion picture. She began her career working at one of the oldest literary agencies in New York City. She used this inner knowledge of publishing to write Writing and Selling the Young Adult Novel, a how-to book for aspiring writers, published by Writer’s Digest. She has also written short stories for several anthologies and currently has multiple picture books under contract. She lives in Glen Spey, New York where she both writes and runs a business critiquing manuscripts. She is also an adoring mom. 

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 5.47
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English