Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

3,93 valoración promedio
( 31.807 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780316221351: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

In addition to the P-38, there are four gifts, one for each of my friends. I want to say good-bye to them properly. I want to give them each something to remember me by. To let them know I really cared about them and I'm sorry I couldn't be more than I was--that I couldn't stick around--and that what's going to happen today isn't their fault.
Today is Leonard Peacock's birthday. It is also the day he will kill his former best friend, and then himself, with his grandfather's P-38 pistol. Maybe one day he'll believe that being different is okay, important even. But not today.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

About the Author:

Matthew Quick is the New York Times bestselling author of several novels, including THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, which was made into an Oscar-winning film. His work has been translated into more than thirty languages and has received a PEN/Hemingway Award Honorable Mention, among other accolades. Matthew lives with his wife on North Carolina's Outer Banks.

Review:

Publishers Weekly Best Book

"Books like Quick's are necessary...We should be grateful for a book that gets kids, and the leaders they'll become, thinking about the problem now."―The New York Times

"Full disclosure: you might need tissues to make it through Leonard Peacock, but even if you don't, you'll likely be touched by Leonard's story."―Entertainment Weekly

"At a time when bullying and gun violence is at the top of the national conversation, this novel servies as a literary segue for teens, parents and teachers into an open dialogue on sensitive topics."―USA Today

"If only Hollywood could get novelist Matthew Quick to write faster. Everything the Massachusetts-based writer pens seems to be scooped up by the studios as soon as the books are bound."―The Los Angeles Times

* "Quick's use of flashbacks, internal dialogue, and interpersonal communication is brilliant, and the suspense about what happened between Leonard and Asher builds tangibly. The masterful writing takes readers inside Leonard's tormented mind, enabling a compassionate response to him and to others dealing with trauma."―School Library Journal (starred review)

* "Quick's attentiveness to these few key relationships and encounters gives the story its strength and razorlike focus...Through Leonard, Quick urges readers to look beyond the pain of the here and now to the possibilities that await."―Publishers Weekly (starred review)

" Over the course of one intense day (with flashbacks), Leonard's existential crisis is delineated through an engaging first-person narrative supplemented with footnotes and letters from the future that urge Leonard to believe in a "life beyond the übermorons" at school. Complicated characters and ideas remain complicated, with no facile resolutions, in this memorable story."―The Horn Book

"...the novel presents a host of compelling, well-drawn, realistic characters-all of whom want Leonard to make it through the day safe and sound."―Kirkus

"Quick is most interested in Leonard's psychology, which is simultaneously clear and splintered, and his voice, which is filled with brash humor, self-loathing, and bucket loads of refreshingly messy contradictions, many communicated through Leonard's footnotes to his own story. It may sound bleak, but it is, in fact, quite brave, and Leonard's interspersed fictional notes to himself from 2032 add a unique flavor of hope."―Booklist

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Quick, Matthew
Editorial: Hachette Book Group
ISBN 10: 031622135X ISBN 13: 9780316221351
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Hachette Book Group. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 031622135X

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 4,71
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,98
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Quick, Matthew
Editorial: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 7/1/2014 (2014)
ISBN 10: 031622135X ISBN 13: 9780316221351
Nuevos Paperback or Softback Cantidad: 10
Librería
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 7/1/2014, 2014. Paperback or Softback. Estado de conservación: New. Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock. Book. Nº de ref. de la librería BBS-9780316221351

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,96
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Quick, Matthew
Editorial: Little, Brown Books for Young (2014)
ISBN 10: 031622135X ISBN 13: 9780316221351
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: > 20
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Little, Brown Books for Young, 2014. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería 031622135X

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 7,57
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 1,69
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Matthew Quick
Editorial: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, United States (2014)
ISBN 10: 031622135X ISBN 13: 9780316221351
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, United States, 2014. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. In addition to the P-38, there are four gifts, one for each of my friends. I want to say good-bye to them properly. I want to give them each something to remember me by. To let them know I really cared about them and I m sorry I couldn t be more than I was--that I couldn t stick around--and that what s going to happen today isn t their fault. Today is Leonard Peacock s birthday. It is also the day he will kill his former best friend, and then himself, with his grandfather s P-38 pistol. Maybe one day he ll believe that being different is okay, important even. But not today. Nº de ref. de la librería ABZ9780316221351

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 9,31
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Quick, Matthew
Editorial: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN 10: 031622135X ISBN 13: 9780316221351
Nuevos PAPERBACK Cantidad: 1
Librería
Qwestbooks COM LLC
(Bensalem, PA, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 031622135X. Nº de ref. de la librería Z031622135XZN

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 9,34
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Quick, Matthew
Editorial: Little, Brown Books for Young (2014)
ISBN 10: 031622135X ISBN 13: 9780316221351
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Little, Brown Books for Young, 2014. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New!. Nº de ref. de la librería 031622135X

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 6,96
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,55
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Matthew Quick
ISBN 10: 031622135X ISBN 13: 9780316221351
Nuevos Cantidad: 5
Librería
ReadWhiz
(Portland, OR, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería ria9780316221351_ing

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 9,86
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Quick, Matthew
Editorial: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN 10: 031622135X ISBN 13: 9780316221351
Nuevos PAPERBACK Cantidad: 10
Librería
Lakeside Books
(Benton Harbor, MI, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 031622135X Brand New! Not Overstocks or Low Quality Book Club Editions! Direct From the Publisher! We're not a giant, faceless warehouse organization! We're a small town bookstore that loves books and loves it's customers! Buy from us and you get great service as well as a great price! Your business is valued and your satisfaction is guaranteed!. Nº de ref. de la librería OTF-S-9780316221351

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 6,81
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,40
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Matthew Quick
ISBN 10: 031622135X ISBN 13: 9780316221351
Nuevos Cantidad: 14
Librería
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Nº de ref. de la librería 97803162213510000000

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,43
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Matthew Quick
Editorial: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, United States (2014)
ISBN 10: 031622135X ISBN 13: 9780316221351
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, United States, 2014. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. In addition to the P-38, there are four gifts, one for each of my friends. I want to say good-bye to them properly. I want to give them each something to remember me by. To let them know I really cared about them and I m sorry I couldn t be more than I was--that I couldn t stick around--and that what s going to happen today isn t their fault. Today is Leonard Peacock s birthday. It is also the day he will kill his former best friend, and then himself, with his grandfather s P-38 pistol. Maybe one day he ll believe that being different is okay, important even. But not today. Nº de ref. de la librería ABZ9780316221351

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,67
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda