The Disenchantments (Paperback)

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From the award-winning, bestselling author of Hold Still and We Are Okay.

Colby and Bev have a long-standing pact: graduate, hit the road with Bev's band, and then spend the year wandering around Europe. But moments after the tour kicks off, Bev makes a shocking announcement: she's abandoning their plans - and Colby - to start college in the fall.

But the show must go on and The Disenchantments weave through the Pacific Northwest, playing in small towns and dingy venues, while roadie- Colby struggles to deal with Bev's already-growing distance and the most important question of all: what's next?

Morris Award-finalist Nina LaCour draws together the beauty and influences of music and art to brilliantly capture a group of friends on the brink of the rest of their lives.

About the Author


Nina LaCour (www.ninalacour.com) is the author of the award-winning Hold Still and widely acclaimed The Disenchantments. Formerly a bookseller and high school English teacher, she now writes and parents full time. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Nina lives with her family in Oakland, California.

Praise For…


"A rich tapestry that will make readers confident that they are in the hands of a master storyteller."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Enchanting...this realistic novel will hit home."--School Library Journal, starred review

"Astonishing."--Booklist, starred review

"Make this book a part of your collection--you will not be disappointed."--VOYA, starred review

Product Details
ISBN: 9780142423912
ISBN-10: 0142423912
Publisher: Speak
Publication Date: April 18th, 2013
Pages: 307
Language: English