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Joy School

Joy School( )
Author: Berg, Elizabeth
Series title:Wheeler Large Print Book Ser.
ISBN:978-1-56895-488-2
Publication Date:Oct 1997
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Imprint:Wheeler Publishing, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

Katie, the narrator, has relocated to Missouri with her distant, occasionally abusive father, and she feels very much alone; her much-loved mother is dead; her new school is unaccepting of her; and her only friends fall far short of ideal companions. When she accidentally falls through the ice while skating, she meets Jimmy. He is handsome, far older than she, and married, but she is entranced. As their relationship unfolds, so too does Katie's awareness of the pain and intensity first...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Romance / General
Book Weight:1.65 Pounds
Author Biography
Berg, Elizabeth (Author)
Elizabeth Berg was born December 2, 1948 and educated at the University of Minnesota and at St. Mary's College.

Elizabeth Berg's first novel was "Durable Goods". "Talk Before Sleep" was a 1996 Abby Honor Book & a "New York Times" bestseller. "Range of Motion", "The Pull of the Moon", & "Joy School" were all critically acclaimed bestsellers. In 1996, she won the New England Booksellers Award for body of work. In 1997, she won the NEBA Award in fiction, and in 2000 became the author of an Oprah Book Club selection. Her book, The Dream Lover, is a New York Times 2015 bestseller.

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