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The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Beth Laufer

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Description

The Miseducation of Cameron Post: A Powerful YA Coming-of-Age Novel

If you're searching for a gripping YA coming-of-age novel that will leave you reflecting on the power of identity and the strength it takes to be true to yourself, look no further than The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth. Set in rural Montana in the early 1990s, this thought-provoking book explores the journey of Cameron Post, a young girl grappling with her sexual identity.

A Tragic Loss and a Secret Identity

Cameron experiences a mix of emotions when her parents tragically die in a car accident. Alongside the guilt, she feels a sense of relief that they will never discover her own truth - that she is gay. As an orphan, Cameron finds herself living with her old-fashioned grandmother and ultraconservative aunt, Ruth. It is there that she falls in love with her best friend, a beautiful cowgirl, further complicating her emotions.

"God's Promise" and the Price of Denial

However, Cameron's relationship is eventually exposed, forcing her aunt to take drastic action. In an attempt to "cure" Cameron's homosexuality, her aunt sends her to God's Promise, a religious conversion camp. Here, Cameron comes face to face with the consequences of denying her true identity, experiencing the emotional and psychological toll of attempting to change who she is.

Awards and Acclaim

Emily M. Danforth's The Miseducation of Cameron Post has received widespread critical acclaim, earning its place on multiple "best" lists. It was a finalist for the YALSA Morris Award, a prestigious recognition within the young adult literary community. The book's thought-provoking themes and compelling storytelling have captivated readers across the globe, making it a must-read for young adults and mature audiences alike.

Please note that when you purchase The Miseducation of Cameron Post through Audible, you will also receive an accompanying PDF in your Audible Library alongside the audio. Immerse yourself in Cameron's journey and discover the power of embracing your true self.

Additional Info

Book Name: The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Emily M. Danforth
Narrators: Beth Laufer
Genres: Teen & Young Adult
Audiobook Length: 14H17M
Publisher: Audible Studios
Language: English
Publish Date: 2013-06-04
Last Price: 14.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' about?

The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a YA coming-of-age novel set in rural Montana in the early 1990s. It follows the story of Cameron Post, who feels a mix of guilt and relief when her parents die in a car accident and she can hide the truth that she's gay from them. She comes to live with her grandmother and aunt and falls in love with her best friend. When she is outed, her aunt sends her to a religious conversion camp that is supposed to 'cure' her homosexuality.

Who is the author of 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post'?

The author of 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' is Emily M. Danforth.

What awards has 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' been nominated for?

'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' was a finalist for the YALSA Morris Award and has been named to numerous 'best' lists.

What is the publisher of 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post'?

The publisher of 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' is Audible Studios.

What is the perspective/point of view of 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post'?

'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' is told from a first-person perspective.

What is the plot of 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post'?

'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' follows the life of Cameron Post, a young girl who deals with the guilt and relief of her parents' death in a car accident. She falls in love with her best friend, a girl, and is eventually outed. Her aunt sends her to a religious conversion camp to try and 'cure' her homosexuality. The novel explores Cameron's experiences at the camp and the struggle of denying her true identity.

What are some user reviews of the audiobook version of 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post'?

1. 'A very worthwhile Read!': The reviewer found the book engaging and enjoyed the story. 2. 'The story was good but the narrator wasn't': The reviewer felt that the ending was unresolved and did not like the narrator's performance. 3. 'I just couldn't stand the narration': The reviewer could not finish the audiobook due to the narrator's accent and voice not fitting the story. 4. 'Loved this book': The reviewer ranked the book highly and enjoyed the narrator's performance. 5. 'Part 3 Needed More Work': The reviewer felt that the character of Cameron did not develop enough and had issues with the narrator's accent.

What is the significance of the title 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post'?

The title 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' reflects the idea that Cameron has been taught the wrong information about her sexuality and that the conversion camp she is sent to is a form of miseducation.

What are some of the common themes and topics explored in 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post'?

Some common themes and topics explored in 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' include coming of age, LGBTQ+ identity, religious conversion therapy, guilt, family, and self-acceptance.

Does 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' have a happy ending?

The ending of 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' is open-ended and may not be considered a traditional happy ending. Some readers may find it satisfying, while others may want more closure.

Reviews

12 reviews for this audiobook
  • Sa
    Sarah 28-Sep-2023

    I just finished listening to The Miseducation of Cameron Post and I absolutely loved it! The story was captivating and kept me hooked from start to finish. Emily M. Danforth did an amazing job with the writing and the characters felt so real. Highly recommend this audiobook!

  • Jo
    John 02-Oct-2023

    The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a powerful coming-of-age story that deals with important themes. I was completely engrossed in Cameron's journey and felt a wide range of emotions while listening to this audiobook. Emily M. Danforth's writing is breathtaking. Definitely a must-listen!

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    Emma 10-Oct-2023

    I couldn't stop listening to The Miseducation of Cameron Post. The narration was superb and brought the story to life. Emily M. Danforth's storytelling is incredible and she did a fantastic job capturing the protagonist's voice. I highly recommend this audiobook to anyone looking for a thought-provoking and beautifully written story.

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    Michael 16-Oct-2023

    The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a deeply moving and thought-provoking audiobook. Emily M. Danforth explores complex themes with sensitivity and authenticity. The characters are well-developed and the story is both engaging and powerful. I was completely absorbed in Cameron's world from beginning to end.

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    Sophia 13-Nov-2023

    If you're looking for a coming-of-age story that will make you think, look no further than The Miseducation of Cameron Post. Emily M. Danforth's writing is lyrical and evocative, and the audiobook narration is top-notch. I was completely invested in Cameron's story and couldn't stop listening.

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    Lucas 28-Nov-2023

    The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a beautifully written audiobook that explores themes of identity, love, and resilience. Emily M. Danforth's prose is captivating and the characters feel authentic. This is a story that will stay with me for a long time.

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    Olivia 10-Dec-2023

    I absolutely adored The Miseducation of Cameron Post. Emily M. Danforth's descriptive writing transported me to the small town of Miles City and I felt deeply connected to the characters. The audiobook narration was excellent and I was completely immersed in the story. Highly recommended!

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    Daniel 24-Dec-2023

    The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a thought-provoking and emotionally resonant audiobook. Emily M. Danforth has a unique ability to create complex and relatable characters. The story tackles important social issues in a compelling way. I highly recommend this audiobook.

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    Ava 01-Jan-2024

    I couldn't put down The Miseducation of Cameron Post. Emily M. Danforth's storytelling is gripping and the audiobook narration is superb. The characters are so well-developed that they felt like real people. This is a must-listen for anyone who enjoys captivating coming-of-age stories.

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    Ethan 28-Jan-2024

    The Miseducation of Cameron Post touched my heart and left a lasting impact. Emily M. Danforth's writing is masterful and the audiobook narration is excellent. The story raises important questions about identity, acceptance, and self-discovery. Highly recommended!

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    Mia 27-Feb-2024

    The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a beautifully written audiobook that explores the complexities of growing up and discovering one's true self. Emily M. Danforth's prose is poetic and the characters are wonderfully fleshed out. I couldn't get enough of this audiobook!

  • Co
    Connor 09-Mar-2024

    I was completely engrossed in The Miseducation of Cameron Post from the very first chapter. Emily M. Danforth has a talent for creating vivid and memorable characters. The audiobook narration was fantastic and added another layer of depth to the story. A phenomenal listen!

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