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5 edition of Sleepers found in the catalog.

Sleepers

Lorenzo Carcaterra

Sleepers

by Lorenzo Carcaterra

  • 296 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9886218M
    ISBN 100345914651
    ISBN 109780345914651

      Praise for Sleepers “Undeniably powerful, an enormously affecting and intensely human story Sleepers is a thriller, to be sure, but it is equally a wistful hymn to another age.”—The Washington Post Book World “A powerful book, hard to forget/5(64). The opening words of Barry Levinson's “Sleepers” are, “This is a true story about friendship that runs deeper than blood.” That's careless writing; how, exactly, does it run deeper than blood, and how deep is blood? But after seeing the film the words I remembered were, “This is a true story.” I doubt it is anything of the kind, and Lorenzo Carcaterra's novel, which inspired the.

      Sleepers is a good story, all right — ugly as sin but fascinating. Truth be told, though, I don’t altogether believe it. Truth be told, though, I don’t altogether believe it. C+Author: Tom De Haven.   Sleepers was the most powerful book I've ever read! Published by User, 20 years ago Sleepers portrays a story of four boys living in Hell's Kitchen, who are charged with the attempted murder of a man named Caldwell.5/5(5).

    At the heart of SLEEPERS is a sensational murder trial that ultimately gives devastating, yet exhilarating, proof of street justice and truly defines the meaning of loyalty and love between friends. Told with great humor and compassion, even at its most harrowing, SLEEPERS is an unforgettable reading experience. BUY THIS BOOK. Return to top.   Sleepers Afterlife The Sundering. GENRE. Sci-Fi & Fantasy. RELEASED. October 5 LANGUAGE. EN. English. LENGTH. Pages PUBLISHER. 80 Pages, Inc. SELLER. 80 Pages, Inc. SIZE. MB. Phew! Little editing needed. How refreshing to read a book with so few errors! I could actually enjoy the story. The plot is sufficient to keep the /5().


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Sleepers by Lorenzo Carcaterra Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author, Lorenzo Carcaterra in his book, "Sleepers" tells the story as himself reflecting back to when he was a boy growing up in Hell's Kitchen (a city in New York) in the 's, and a place he and his three other friends were forced to go to after pulling a stupid prank that almost kills someone/5.

Praise for Sleepers “Undeniably powerful, an enormously affecting and intensely human story Sleepers is a thriller, to be sure, but Sleepers book is equally a wistful hymn to another age.”—The Washington Post Book World “A powerful book, hard to Sleepers book.

''Sleepers,'' the No. 1 film at the box office over the weekend, begins with a narrator's saying, ''This is a true story about friendship that runs deeper than blood.''. Sleepers () Plot. Showing all 4 items Jump to: Summaries (3) Synopsis (1) Summaries.

After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Thirteen years later, an unexpected random encounter with a former guard gives them a chance for revenge.

—Murray. Sleepers is a novel about four boys who are sexually abused at a school for boys, and later exact revenge on their tormentors. It was made into a film starring Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, and Robert De Niro, among others.

However there is a lot of skepticism about whether the story is actually true. In the book, Mr. Carcaterra writes about himself (played in the film by Jason Patric) and.

Some of the campaign against the book has been whipped up anonymously. A poorly punctuated letter sent to a reporter at The Washington Post last Friday claimed "Sleepers" was "a. Praise “Sleepers is so many things: a Dickensian portrait of coming of age in Hell’s Kitchen, a terrifying and heartbreaking account of the brutalization of youth, a shocking—and disturbingly satisfying—climax worthy of the finest suspense novel.A brilliant, troubling, important book.”—Jonathan Kellerman “Compelling.”—USA Today “A riveting story delicious with.

Free download or read online Sleepers pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Lorenzo Carcaterra. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, mystery story are Lorenzo Carcaterra, Tommy Marcano/5.

The movie Sleepers, based on the book by Lorenzo Carcaterra, opened on October 18 to a protest by the Catholic Propaganda Films movie (a Warner Brothers company) purports to be a true story about a New York Catholic school, Sacred Heart.

However, virtually every independent person who has investigated the story has determined that the book and. Sleepers is so many things: a Dickensian portrait of coming of age in Hell’s Kitchen, a terrifying and heartbreaking account of the brutalization of youth, a shocking—and disturbingly satisfying—climax worthy of the finest suspense novel.

A brilliant, troubling, important book.”—Jonathan Kellerman “Compelling.”—USA Today/5(). Praise for Sleepers “Undeniably powerful, an enormously affecting and intensely human story Sleepers is a thriller, to be sure, but it is equally a wistful hymn to another age.”—The Washington Post Book World “A powerful book, hard to forget/5(8).

Isn't "Sleepers" the nonfiction book that critics tried to shoot down as a sham after author Lorenzo Carcaterra sold his memoir to Hollywood for a cool $2 million.

You got that Author: Peter Travers. The Sleepers Book Series further explores the greatness of America’s Black, Brown, Asian and Native folks. A proud DC native, Mr. Cummings currently resides in the great state of Ohio.

Go Bucks. SLUMBER, Book I. Facebook Twitter Instagram. Get this from a library. Sleepers. [Lorenzo Carcaterra] -- This is the true story of four young boys. Four lifelong friends. Intelligent, fun-loving, wise beyond their years, they are inseparable. Their potential is unlimited, but they are content to live.

Sleepers was adapted into an award-winning film, featuring Hollywood stars Dustin Hoffman, Brad Pitt, Robert de Niro and Kevin Bacon. A moving and shocking coming-of-age story that is a must read for fans of the cult film, Stand by Me.

Lorenzo Carcaterra was /5(). An extraordinary true tale of torment, retribution, and loyalty that's irresistibly readable in spite of its intrusively melodramatic prose.

Starting out with calculated, movie-ready anecdotes about his boyhood gang, Carcaterra's memoir takes a hairpin turn into horror and then changes tack once more to relate grippingly what must be one of the most outrageous confidence schemes ever.

Sleeper's of Caribou - 99 Lyndon St, Caribou, Maine - Rated based on Reviews "Sleepers are the best in the business. Their staff is very /5(). Sleepers tells a tale of a world that is going through the apocalypse basically, though throughout the book it's commonly referred to as the rapture.

All the kids under fourteen grow sick and die within in the first day, and soon some adults Sleepers is a zombie book, but one that is super emotional and really strange and unique in it's telling/5. Directed by Barry Levinson. With Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric.

After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Thirteen years later, an unexpected random encounter with a former guard gives them a chance for revenge/10(K).

"Sleepers" a best-selling book and now a film has been denounced as a hoax by the Catholic League for its portrayal of a perjuring priest, although Author: Robert Dominguez.

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Sleepers is the first book of an exciting science fiction series that forces a dying world to beg for refuge on Earth. A test-tube baby, fifteen-year-old Jake Rose is half human and half : Darcy Pattison.Sleepers, Wake! Technology and the Future of Work is a book written by Barry Jones, originally published in and reprinted many times.

A revised and updated edition was published in Based on the premise that technologically advanced nations are currently passing through a post-industrial or information revolution, Jones analyzes the unique threats and opportunities .The book recorded sales of more than million copies having been sold in 35 countries, and is currently in the 30th printing.

‘Sleepers’ was turned into a film with superhit starcast like Robert DeNiro, Brad Pitt and Dustin Hoffman in the year