Sunday, May 10, 2015

Sorta like a rock star

Sorta like a rock star : a novel 
by Matthew Quick 
Language: English 
New York : Little, Brown, 2010. 
355 p. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN: 9780316043526 ; 0316043524 
Summary: Although seventeen-year-old Amber Appleton is homeless, living in a school bus with her unfit mother, she is a relentless optimist who visits the elderly at a nursing home, teaches English to Korean Catholic women with the use of rhythm and blues music, and befriends a solitary Vietnam veteran and his dog, but eventually she experiences one burden more than she can bear and slips into a deep depression. 

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