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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You: A Novel

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 7,368 Ratings and 1,099 Reviews

Book Description


Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You is the story of James Sveck, a sophisticated, vulnerable young man with a deep appreciation for the world and no idea how to live in it. James is eighteen, the child of divorced parents living in Manhattan. Articulate, sensitive, and cynical, he rejects all of the assumptions that govern the adult world around him--including the expectation that he wi... More

Book Information
PublisherPicador USA
BindingPaperback (10 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages240
ISBN-100312428162
ISBN-13978-0312428167
Publication Date04/28/2009
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About Peter Cameron (Author) : Peter Cameron is a published author of young adult books. A published credit of Peter Cameron is Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You.
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8/30/2010 Nicole Green tagged as: I recommend, I read

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7/13/2009 Lisa Jahn-Clough said: Loved this book! Sweet, intelligently written, witty and thoughtful it covers a week in the life of a highschool graduate who is searching for himself.
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11/26/2008 Lynndy Bennett tagged as: I recommend, I read

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2/23/2008 Brian Mandabach said: I just finished this book--just a few minutes ago. Wow. Incredible. I can't say more yet.

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