The Other

Author: David Guterson
Paperback: 256 pages
ISBN: 9780747596202
Recommendation: enjoyed
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In 1972 Neil Countryman and John William Barry, two teenage boys from from different backgrounds, meet and start a life long friendship. As they get older Neil follows the American dream while John William drops out of society and makes a new life for himself deep in the woods. Only Neil knows where his friend has retreated to but will he keep the secret come what may?