Eli the Good

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In his timely YA debut, a best-selling novelist revisits a summer of tumult and truth for a young narrator and his war-torn family. Bicentennial fireworks burn the sky. Bob Seger growls from a transistor radio. And down by the river, girls line up on lawn chairs in pursuit of the perfect tan. Yet for ten-year-old Eli Book, the summer of 1976 is the one that threatened to tear his family apart. There is his distant mother; his traumatized Vietnam vet dad; his wild sister; his former warprotester aunt; and his tough yet troubled best friend, Edie, the only person with whom he can be himself. As tempers flare and his father's nightmares rage, Eli watches from the sidelines, but soon even he cannot escape the current of conflict. From Silas House comes a tender look at the complexities of childhood and the realities of war -- a quintessentially Southern novel filled with music, nostalgic detail, a deep respect for nature, and a powerful sense of place.
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Grouping Title eli the good
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display_description In the summer of 1976, ten-year-old Eli Book's excitement over Bicentennial celebrations is tempered by his father's flashbacks to the Vietnam War and other family problems, as well as concern about his tough but troubled best friend, Edie.
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subject_facet American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Aunts -- Fiction, Best friends -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, PTSD. -- Fiction, Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Fiction, Post-traumatic stress disorder. -- Fiction
title_display Eli the Good
title_full Eli the Good, Eli the Good / Silas House, Eli the Good [sound recording] / Silas House
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topic_facet American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976, Audiobooks, Aunts, Best friends, Family problems, Friendship, Historical Fiction, PTSD, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature