A NovelBook - 2005
It's been 30 years since a Vietnam War injury left Howard Kapostash unable to speak, read or write. Since then he has only been able to communicate with sounds and gestures - a condition that makes him appear slow and disturbed. but inside his head Howie is the same man he was before the war - longing for his sweetheart Sylvia, mourning his parents and his chance at a family. However, his solitude is cut short when Sylvia goes into rehab and leaves her nine year old son, Ryan, in the care of Howard. What ensues is an engaging tale of triumph and heartbreak.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., c2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 340 p. ; 25 cm.