The Ha-Ha by Dave King audiobook

The Ha-Ha: A Novel

By Dave King
Read by Richard Poe

Recorded Books, Inc.
12.83 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781490645469

Pushcart Prize nominee Dave King delivers a moving novel that explores the nature of family. Wounded in Vietnam, Howard Kapostash is unable to speak, read or write, although his intelligence is normal. Now middle-aged, he lives a lonely existence. But then his former high school sweetheart entrusts her nine-year-old son to Howard when she enters drug rehab. Suddenly a father figure, Howard begins to open up, and the emotional wounds of his past start to heal. ". lovingly rendered in careful, steady prose . explores familial bonds arising between people with no blood ties . with poise and heart."-Publishers Weekly

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Pushcart Prize nominee Dave King delivers a moving novel that explores the nature of family. Wounded in Vietnam, Howard Kapostash is unable to speak, read or write, although his intelligence is normal. Now middle-aged, he lives a lonely existence. But then his former high school sweetheart entrusts her nine-year-old son to Howard when she enters drug rehab. Suddenly a father figure, Howard begins to open up, and the emotional wounds of his past start to heal. ". lovingly rendered in careful, steady prose . explores familial bonds arising between people with no blood ties . with poise and heart."-Publishers Weekly

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Editorial Reviews

“Lovingly rendered in careful, steady prose. Explores familial bonds arising between people with no blood ties with poise and heart.” Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Dave King

Author Bio: Dave King

Dave King holds a BFA in painting and film from Cooper Union and an MFA in writing from Columbia University. He has been published in Paris Review and Big City Lit and he has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He lives in New York.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 12.83
Audience: Adult
Language: English