Everyone likes coming of age novels. And while there are many titles to choose from, one can never commit a mistake if the choice lies with a classical title such as Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This is a review of the audio book version of this great American classic, narrated by Elijah Wood.
Born to a teenage mother and raised with the well meaning assistance of an intrusive Italian family, Josie believes her heritage to be the burden that defines her young life. Her Catholic upbringing taught her about martyrdom, and she applies the term with passion every day, delighting in any opportunity to remind others how hard she has it; "We live in the same country but we're different. What's taboo for Italians isn't taboo for Australians."
Review of the coming of age classic book Boy's Life by Robert McCammon . Audio review of the book is included in the article.