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American Road Trip

By: Patrick Flores-Scott
Narrated by: Luis Moreno
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A heartwrenching YA coming of age story about three siblings on a road trip in search of healing.

With a strong family, the best friend a guy could ask for, and a budding romance with the girl of his dreams, life shows promise for Teodoro "T" Avila. But he takes some hard hits the summer before senior year when his nearly perfect brother, Manny, returns from a tour in Iraq with a devastating case of PTSD. In a desperate effort to save Manny from himself and pull their family back together, T's fiery sister, Xochitl, hoodwinks her brothers into a cathartic road trip. 

Told through T's honest voice, this is a candid exploration of mental illness, socioeconomic pressures, and the many inescapable highs and lows that come with growing up - including falling in love.

©2018 Patrick Flores-Scott (P)2019 Recorded Books

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How are you doing? Fine.

This is a story that tells about PTSD from many view points. The story of how many are affected, how reasons and expectations may or may not realistic, and that there is help for all. It is an example of ways for the hopeless to find hope and for people to communicate. Yes, it is also a love story.