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- DescriptionJake Yoder, a precocious boy caught between Amish culture and the modern world, sits in a sixth-grade classroom writing stories at the behest of a stern yet charismatic teacher. Jake's stories feature children who are crushed, imprisoned and distorted, yet somehow flailing around with a kind of bedazzled awe, trying to find a way out. The strange logic and disturbing shifts in Jake's tales reveal a young boy processing intense emotional experiences in the wake of his mother's suicide and his own proximity to a 2006 schoolroom shooting.
- Author(s)Stephen Beachy
- PublisherPuncture Publications
- Date of Publication23/02/2012
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationPortland
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintVerse Chorus Press,U.S.
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight364 g
- Width140 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine18 mm
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