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As a modern gladiator's daughter, Lyn and her family live by the rules of the Gladiator Sports Association. But those rules can turn against you. When Lyn's seventh father dies in the ring, his opponent, Uber, captures Lyn's dowry bracelet—and her hand in marriage. To win her freedom, Lyn will do what no girl has done before: enter the arena and fight her father's murderer—even though she's falling in love with him.

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Lise Haines is Writer in Residence at Emerson College, has held a Briggs-Copeland lectureship at Harvard, and was a finalist for the PEN Nelson Algren Award and the Paterson Fiction Prize. She is the author of two adult novels, In My Sister's Country and Small Acts of Sex and Electricity, as well as many essays and short stories. Girl in the Arena is her first work for young adults. She lives in the Boston area.

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ISBN:
9781599905211
Author:
Haines, Lise
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Subject:
Social Issues - Violence
Subject:
Sports & Recreation-Extreme Sports
Subject:
Situations / Violence
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Recreation/Extreme Sports
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Violence
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Young Adult Fiction
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9 up to 13
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
7.78 x 5.11 x 0.905 in
Age Level:
14-14

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