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The Cornerstone

Randall Platt

In this coming-of-age novel set in 1944, Ian McKenzie is a bright fifteen-year-old street kid who's been sent to a Washington State summer camp to be straightened out. Andy Ackerman, the counselor assigned to the camp's charity cases, is a young man fresh from the war in the Pacific, tough, angry, but understanding. Through Ackerman's tough love and the sharing of a strenuous task, Ian gains pride and a sense of honor. It is Ackerman's tragedy that forms the cornerstone of McKenzie's life and makes this novel something truly special and moving.

In this coming-of-age novel set in 1944, Ian McKenzie is a bright fifteen-year-old street kid who's been sent to a Washington State summer camp to be straightened out. Andy Ackerman, the counselor assigned to the camp's charity cases, is a young man fresh from the war in the Pacific, tough, angry, but understanding. Through Ackerman's tough love and the sharing of a strenuous task, Ian gains pride and a sense of honor. It is Ackerman's tragedy that forms the cornerstone of McKenzie's life and makes this novel something truly special and moving.
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In this coming-of-age novel set in 1944, Ian McKenzie is a bright fifteen-year-old street kid who's been sent to a Washington State summer camp to be straightened out. Andy Ackerman, the counselor assigned to the camp's charity cases, is a young man fresh from the war in the Pacific, tough, angry, but understanding. Through Ackerman's tough love and the sharing of a strenuous task, Ian gains pride and a sense of honor. It is Ackerman's tragedy that forms the cornerstone of McKenzie's life and makes this novel something truly special and moving.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jeffrey Kafer

Length:

6h 6m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:10


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

13:18


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

15:25


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

10:36


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

10:56


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

17:08


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

13:19


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

10:24


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

21:32


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

11:28


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

11:08


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

15:20


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:23


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:11


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

13:58


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

20:45


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

14:16


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

10:36


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

11:07


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

11:29


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

14:30


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

09:57


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

10:43


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

12:57


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

11:38


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

14:26


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:27


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

09:28


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

11:26


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

13:39