The Summerboy

  • 160 Pages
  • 2.90 MB
  • English
Bantam Books
Boys / Men, Children"s Books/All
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9320551M
ISBN 100553241303
ISBN 139780553241303

The Summerboy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Eighteen-year-old Bobby Marks has landed the summer job of a lifetime--drivi /5(1).

The book is as lovely, as evocative as a film by Hayao Miyazaki." —Time Out New York “Jansson's clear prose—capable of sentiment without being sentimental—contains multitudes. The Summer Book is bright but dense; it is slim enough to read in a day but holds a whole world between its covers.” —Powell’s Books “Tove Jansson was a Cited by: 4.

The Summer Book is a quietly beautiful, engrossing book, filled with serenity but also very funny. I loved the atmosphere, the sense of a very particular landscape, and the focus on the relationship between Sophia and her grandmother (I think Sophia's father only has one line of dialogue in the whole book)/5.

This book delt with darker elements then the previous two The Summerboy book as adultry and abortion in the 50's but Bobby rises to all the challenges thrown his way showing he has matured from "The Crisco Kid" to "The Summerboy."5/5(1).

The Paperback of the The Summerboy by Robert Lipsyte at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow Author: Robert Lipsyte.

Get this from a library. The summerboy. [Robert Lipsyte] -- When Bobby Marks takes a summer job in a laundry, he gets more than he bargains for: prejudice, unrequited love, and other hazards. The Summer Book by Tove Jansson pp, Sort Of Books, £ Anyone watching the UK book-buying public from a remote place - from a different planet, say, or from 30 years in the past, or from.

Another summer with Bobby Marks, first met in One Fat Summer and then in Summer Rules, sees him proudly applying for a ""truck helper"" job at Rumson Lake's Lenape Laundry.

Though to Bobby this is just a college boy's summer job, to be one of the guys wearing Lenape Laundry drivers' caps still seems to him the height of recognized manhood and local acceptance. He gets the job, apparently on.

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In The Summer Book Tove Jansson distills the essence of the summer—its sunlight and storms—into twenty-two crystalline vignettes. This brief novel tells the story of Sophia, a six-year-old girl awakening to existence, and Sophia’s grandmother, nearing the end of hers, as they spend the summer on a tiny unspoiled island in the Gulf of Finland/5(9).

The Summer Book (in the original Swedish Sommarboken) is a book written by Finnish author Tove Jansson in Plot. An elderly woman and her six-year-old granddaughter Sophia spend a summer together on a tiny island in the Gulf of Finland exploring, talking about life, nature, everything but their feelings about Sophia's mother's death and Author: Tove Jansson.

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SKU: MN Focusing on the joys of summer, The Summer Book features new creative non-fiction by twenty-four exceptional and award-winning British Columbian writers: warm and wonderful tales, meditations on nature, memories, humour and seasonal anticipations.

The Summer Book – a refreshing collection readers can relax and dip into, anytime of year. The Summer book series by Robert Lipsyte includes books One Fat Summer, Summer Rules, and The Summerboy. See the complete Summer series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

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