Grab On to Me Tightly as if I Knew the Way: A Novel

Grab On to Me Tightly as if I Knew the Way: A Novel

Bryan Charles


A clever, bighearted, and hilarious examine one teenager's lifestyles by way of a outstanding new voice in modern fiction

It's 1992, and as Vim Sweeney offers with the new finish of his highschool occupation and the uncertainty of his destiny, the United States stocks his angst. In Seattle, Kurt Cobain reeks of adlescent spirit. In Washington, George Bush (the first one) has simply entire damn his saber at Saddam Hussein. And in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Vim is attempting to place off maturity and all that includes it, no matter what that's, for so long as he can. he is already juggling guitars, ladies, and a long-absent organic father who is all at once making noise approximately eager to Be concerned. And he nonetheless cannot persuade his pals why neighborhood schoolboy hero Derek Jeter is sure for obscurity.

Grab directly to Me Tightly as though I Knew the Way lines Vim's stumble towards maturity as he involves phrases together with his mom and dad, balances friendships and infatuation with various degrees of good fortune, and accepts that the issues he concept may final perpetually most likely will not. beneficiant in spirit and laugh-out-loud humorous, here's a novel that introduces a huge new expertise and deftly captures the alternately fun and harrowing strategy of maintaining on until eventually you discover your means.

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