Author Jeff Henigson takes full advantage of the opportunity to narrate the funny, frequently bittersweet story of his teenage battle with brain cancer and the life-changing journey that arose from it. Henigson manages to project the wistfulness, angst, and fear of a 15-year-old whose biggest hope morphs from wanting to launch a rocket with his dad to hoping to survive cancer. Listeners will relate not only to Jeff's dream but also to the relationships he has with his soft-spoken and supportive mother and his stern and gruff father, who remains unable to relate to a wish granted by the Starlight Children's Foundation for Jeff to travel to the U.S.S.R in the name of world peace. E.J.F. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2019]
Trade Ed. Listening Library 2019
DD ISBN 9781984884428 $25.00
Library Ed. Listening Library 2019
CD ISBN 9781984884435 $60.00 Eight CDs
DD ISBN 9781984884442 $63.00
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