A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Sáenz.
Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship—the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. And it is through this friendship that Ari and Dante will learn the most important truths about themselves and the kind of people they want to be.
I started this book mostly because I loved the cover and I have heard many great things about the book. I was expecting to read something else, but this doesn’t mean that the book was bad.
This is a friendship, love and coming of age story of two boys who discover that sometimes simple can be beautiful too. The narrator, Aristotle “Ari”, is a high school boy living in El Paso, Texas and the story took place in 1987.
Ari is a loner who never had a real friend until Dante. They meet, become fast friends, deal with Continue reading