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Life: An Exploded Diagram

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Publisher Comments:

Carnegie Medalist Mal Peet ignites an epic tale of young love against the dramatic backdrop of the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Can love survive a lifetime? When working-class Clem Ackroyd falls for Frankie Mortimer, the gorgeous daughter of a wealthy local landowner, he has no hope that it can. After all, the world teeters on the brink of war, and bombs could rain down any minute over the bleak English countryside--just as they did seventeen years ago as his mother, pregnant with him, tended her garden. This time, Clem may not survive. Told in cinematic style by acclaimed writer Mal Peet, this brilliant coming-of-age novel is a gripping family portrait that interweaves the stories of three generations and the terrifying crises that de? ne them. With its urgent sense of history, sweeping emotion, and winning young narrator, Mal Peet's latest is an unforgettable, timely exploration of life during wartime.

About the Author

Mal Peet is the much-acclaimed author of the Carnegie Medal-winning novel TAMAR, as well as three Paul Faustino novels: KEEPER, THE PENALTY, and EXPOSURE, winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. He lives in Devon, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763663421
Author:
Peet, Mal
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Europe
Subject:
england;fiction;war;romance;coming of age;relationships;historical fiction;cuban missile crisis;young adult;ya;historical;love;first love;history;cold war;1960s
Subject:
england;war;fiction;relationships;romance;coming of age;historical fiction;cuban missile crisis;ya;young adult;historical;love;first love;1960s;history;cold war
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 1.07 in 0.79 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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