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The First Boy Who Was Broken Is A Coming Of Age Novel, A Romance, And A Tragedy It Is A Time Capsule Of Generation Y, And It Explores The Triumphs And Trials Of Just What It Means To Grow Up In AmericaCharlie Is A Typical Boy He HasBest Friends, He S Never Left His Small Town, And He Has An Incredible Story That S About To Unfold The First Boy Who Was Broken Follows Charlie And His Classmates As They Grow From Children To Adults It Follows Them Through The Enthrallment Of First Love, And The Pangs Of Friends Who Die Too Young It Explores Their Lives As They Attempt To Pull Off The Perfect High School Prank, And As They Face The Difficult Decisions Of Leaving Home To Find Work In A Bad RecessionBut In The End, It S Charlie S Story The Story Of An American Boy Who Enjoys The Unbreakable Bonds Of Childhood Friendship, And Who As An Adult, Must Come To Terms With The Difficult Concepts Of Independence, Saying Good Bye To Loved Ones, And Even Vengeance This is a wonderful example of the indie author movement, a really strong story by a bright writer There are some issues with punctuation, but the story itself is worth a read Julian Benabides tells the story of a group of children, following them from kindergarten through to young adulthood There are dark moments, which give way to hope, only to see that hope snuffed out by one tragedy or another But this is not a tragic tale This is a story about lives as common to the very ones we all live Life is full of ups and downs People are born, people die Divorce, child abuse, first love it s all here, just as it is in real life If you enjoy the coming of age genre, this is one you might want to check out.