Back Roads

Back Roads

Large Print - 2000
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Harley Altmyer should be in college drinking Rolling Rock and chasing girls. Instead, he's marooned in the Pennsylvania backwoods caring for his three younger sisters -- a job that passed to him when his mother killed his abusive father and went to jail for life. Frustrated, overwhelmed, and utterly endearing, he's a guy in an impossible situation: an orphan with the responsibilities of an adult and the fiery, aggressive libido of a teenager. Then family secrets and unspoken truths collide with his youthful sexual obsession, unearthing a series of staggering surprises ...
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2000.
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9780786227549
Branch Call Number: FIC O'Dell
Characteristics: 511 pages


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FavouriteFiction Oct 14, 2009

Harley is left to care for his three younger sisters after his mother receives a life sentence for killing his father. Overburdened with the practicalities of life, Harley battles to deal with his anger, his lust for his middle-aged neighbour and the many secrets his family's past holds.


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