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The Adventures of Audie Dale Smith
by Clay Hutto
A fourteen-year-old boy from a troubled family sees the girl of his dreams at a high school assembly and immediately falls in love. She is beautiful and devout. She has a perfect family. Dale, on the other hand, has parents with, well, problems. As Dale matures, he begins to pursue the pious beauty but his contrary nature and knack for mischief leads him into controversy. ...more
Paperback, 786 pages
Published December 8th 2009 by Harbinger Press
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This really is an epic novel, covering seven years in the protagonist's life, from age 14 to age 21. The book follows Audie Dale as he starts high school until he graduates from college and leaves his hometown. The heart of the story is Dale's love for a beautiful but devout girl named Amanda Meeks. He first sees her at a high school assembly when a spotlight illuminates her lovely face. He's immediately smitten. In addition to her beauty, he's attracted to her serenity. She's a genuinely ...more