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Author: Prose, Francine
ISBN:978-0-06-008082-2
Publication Date:Apr 2003
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Joanna Cotler Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.89
Book Description:

The shootings in Pleasant Valley were fifty miles away, but at Central High a grief and crisis counselor is hired, security is increased, and privileges are being taken away. No one knows why. If you break the new rules the punishment is severe. And the rules keep changing every day. School feels like a prison. It's for their protection, yet fifteen-year-old Tom Bishop and his friends learn that things are far more sinister than they seem. Students and teachers begin...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / School & Education
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 7.5 x 1.183 Inches
Book Weight:1.002 Pounds
Author Biography
Prose, Francine (Author)


Francine Prose was born on April 1, 1947. She graduated from Radcliffe College in 1968. She received the PEN Translation Prize in 1988 and received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1991. Francine Prose novel The Glorious Ones, has been adapted into a musical with the same title by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. It ran at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City in the fall of 2007. Prose has served as president of PEN American Center, a New York City based literary society of writers, editors, and translators that works to advance literature in 2007 and 2008.

Prose novel, Blue Angel, a satire about sexual harassment on college campuses, was a finalist for the National Book Award. One of her novels, Household Saints, was adapted for a movie by Nancy Savoca. In 2014 her title Lovers at the Chameleon Club - Paris 1932, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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