The Gospel According to Larry

  • by Janet Tashjian
  • Narrated by Jesse Eisenberg
  • 2 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Josh Swensen is not your average 17-year-old. At the age of two, he was figuring out algebraic equations with colored magnetic numbers. He is a prodigy who only wants to make the world a better place. Josh's wish comes true when his virtual alter ego, Larry, becomes a huge media sensation. Larry has his own Web site where he posts sermons on anti-consumerism and has a large following of adults and teens. Meanwhile, Larry's identity is a mystery to everyone. While it seems as if the whole world is trying to figure out Larry's true identity, Josh feels trapped inside his own creation. What will happen to the world, and to Larry, if he is exposed?

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What the Critics Say

"Tashjian's gift for portraying bright adolescents with insight and humor reaches near perfection here." (School Library Journal)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Always loved this book! Worth the read

Would you listen to The Gospel According to Larry again? Why?

Yes, it makes me question life in the best ways.


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes. And I did listen to it all in one sitting.


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- Becca

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-15-2004
  • Publisher: Listening Library