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Publisher's Summary

For Mike Muñoz, a young Chicano living in Washington State, life has been a whole lot of waiting for something to happen. Not too many years out of high school and still doing menial work - and just fired from his latest gig as a lawn boy on a landscaping crew - he knows that he's got to be the one to shake things up if he's ever going to change his life. But how?
In this funny, angry, touching, and ultimately deeply inspiring novel, best-selling author Jonathan Evison takes the reader into the heart and mind of a young man on a journey to discover himself, a search to find the secret to achieving the American dream of happiness and prosperity. That's the birthright for all Americans, isn't it? If so, then what is Mike Muñoz's problem? Though he tries time and again to get his foot on the first rung of that ladder to success, he can't seem to get a break. But then things start to change for Mike, and after a raucous, jarring, and challenging trip, he finds he can finally see the future and his place in it. And it's looking really good.
Lawn Boy is an important, entertaining, and completely winning novel about social class distinctions, about overcoming cultural discrimination, and about standing up for oneself.
©2018 Jonathan Evison (P)2018 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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2 out of 5 stars
By Gretchen on 05-01-18

CATEGORY AND SUMMARY MISLEADING

Audible has a category for Gay & Lesbian Humor/Fiction and I felt mislead this was not disclosed in the category or summary. The story itself was amusing in parts, but not funny (to me). Excessive swearing and overuse of the F-bomb does not make something funny. The narrator did a good job.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Carl on 04-23-18

If you are contemplating whether you want to read

This book or not, just do it! It's a great read/listen and with lots of love and laughs, you will want a Mike Muňoz in your life. I won't repeat what every one else has said, just get it and laugh and cry and love with this wonderful book.

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