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The Spectacular Now

By Tim Tharp, 1957-

This National Book Award Finalist is now a major motion picture -- one of the most buzzed-about films at Sundance 2013, starring Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller.

SUTTER KEELY. HE’S the guy you want at your party. He’ll get everyone dancing. He’ ll get everyone in your parents’ pool. Okay, so he’s not exactly a shining academic star. He has no plans for college and will probably end up folding men’s shirts for a living. But there are plenty of ladies in town, and with the help of Dean Martin and Seagram’s V.O., life’s pretty fabuloso, actually.

Until the morning he wakes up on a random front lawn, and he meets Aimee. Aimee’s clueless. Aimee is a social disaster. Aimee needs help, and it’s up to the Sutterman to show Aimee a splendiferous time and then let her go
forth and prosper. But Aimee’s not like other girls, and before long he’s in way over his head. For the first time in his life, he has the power to make a difference in someone else’s life—or ruin it forever.


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Publish Date

2008

ISBN

9780385754309


Format: Book
Author: Tharp, Tim, 1957-
Summary: In the last months of high school, charismatic eighteen-year-old Sutter Keely lives in the present, staying drunk or high most of the time, but that could change when starts working to boost the self-confidence of a classmate, Aimee.
Title: The spectacular now / Tim Tharp.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
Subject: Self-destructive behavior -- Fiction Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction Substance abuse -- Fiction. High schools -- Fiction Schools -- Fiction Stepfamilies -- Fiction Families -- Oklahoma -- Fiction. Oklahoma -- Fiction
Isbn: 9780385754309 (pbk.) 9780375851797 (trade) 0375851798 (trade) 9780375951794 (lib. bdg.) 0375951792 (lib. bdg.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 8
Call Number: F Tharp
Oclc: 212854743
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Bib Id: 318736

Format: Book
Author: Tharp, Tim, 1957-
Summary: In the last months of high school, charismatic eighteen-year-old Sutter Keely lives in the present, staying drunk or high most of the time, but that could change when starts working to boost the self-confidence of a classmate, Aimee.
Title: The spectacular now / Tim Tharp.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
Description: 294 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Self-destructive behavior -- Fiction
Subjects: Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction
Subjects: Substance abuse -- Fiction.
Subjects: High schools -- Fiction
Subjects: Schools -- Fiction
Subjects: Stepfamilies -- Fiction
Subjects: Families -- Oklahoma -- Fiction.
Subjects: Oklahoma -- Fiction
Genre: Young adult fiction.
LCCN: 2008003544
ISBN: 9780385754309 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780375851797 (trade)
ISBN: 0375851798 (trade)
ISBN: 9780375951794 (lib. bdg.)
ISBN: 0375951792 (lib. bdg.)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 8
Call Number: F Tharp