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How to Breathe Underwater: Stories. Julie Orringer

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Nine brave, wise, and spellbinding stories make up this award-winning debut. In When She is Old and I Am Famous a young woman confronts the inscrutable power of her cousin's beauty. In Note to Sixth-Grade Self a band of popular girls exert their social power over an awkward outcast. In Isabel Fish fourteen-year-old Maddy learns to scuba dive in order to mend her family after a terrible accident. Alive with the victories, humiliations, and tragedies of youth, How to Breathe Underwaterilluminates this powerful territory with striking grace and intelligence.

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Orringer dives into the private world of childhood and immerses us in its fear and longings, but equally reminds us of those rare, exhilarating moments of victory and joy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141015088
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Author:
Orringer, Julie
Publication Date:
20050431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , Orringer dives into the private world of childhood and immerses us in its fear and longings, but equally reminds us of those rare, exhilarating moments of victory and joy.

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