Racing the Rain

Racing the Rain

A Novel

Audiobook CD - 2015
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Quenton Cassidy's first foot races are with nature itself: the summer storms that sweep through his subtropical neighborhood. Shirtless, barefoot, and brown as a berry, Cassidy is a skinny, mouthy kid with aspirations to be a great athlete. As he explores his primal surroundings, along the Loxahatchee River and the nearby Atlantic Ocean, he is befriended by Trapper Nelson, "the Tarzan of the Loxahatchee," a well-known eccentric who lives off the land. In junior high school, quite by chance, Cassidy discovers an ability to run long distances, but his real dream is to be a basketball star. Still, Cassidy absorbs Nelson's view of running as a way of relating to and interacting with the natural world. Though he is warned of Nelson's checkered past, Cassidy dismisses the stories as superstitious gossip--until his small town is stunned by the disappearance of a prominent judge and his wife. Cassidy's loyalty to his friend is severely tested just as his opportunity to make his mark as a gifted runner comes to fruition.
Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2015]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2015
ISBN: 9781504625029
1504625021
9781504625005
1504625005
Branch Call Number: CD PARKER
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio
digital,optical,stereo
9 audio discs (11.5 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in

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