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The story of a young man’s journey into adulthood. Harry Taft is a junior at a New England prep school. The book starts with the insane goings on at his boarding school as Harry finds his first love, Dana Carlton. Trouble lies ahead for Harry and Dana, and their relationship sets off a chain of events that follows Harry to Monterey, California where he tries desperately to ...more
Paperback, First, 260 pages
Published December 1st 2016 by Little Acorn Publishing (first published February 9th 2011)
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Marianne Donovan
Mar 10, 2017 rated it liked it
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Let Me Explain tells the story of Harry Taft’s, a junior at a New England prep school, journey into adulthood. The book begins by chronicling the horrors of boarding school continuing on to when Harry finds his first love, Dana Carlton. Their relationship creates a chain of events that leads to Harry leaving for Monterey, California. Thus begins the journey of Harry trying to find himself.

The book is often humorous (though often in a very crude teenage boy type way) and yet has its sad moments
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Matthew
Jan 20, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fans of The Catcher In The Rye, fans of coming-of-age tales, teenagers
Recommended to Matthew by: GoodReads
If you liked The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, then you will probably like this novel. It has a similar feel to it, however it is modernized. The terminology can be crude at times, but it does capture the character of a teenage boy from a current(ish) generation.
At first I was actually kind of enraged by the book because I ordered on the only website I could find it on because I was so excited to read it. When I finally got it though, I was very confused because the publishing company see
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Rob Powell
Dec 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I only put comments on books I really enjoyed and this is one of them. Fantastic read - The character of Harry Taft is a likeable adolescent and the way Dyer portrays him made me want to know more. The book is humorous in places and sad and interesting in others all the way to the end.
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