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- DescriptionIn this Cyra de Bergerac-like vel, Karl, a teenage boy, enlists a famous writer to help him impress his girlfriend, Fiorella. She's asked him to write her a letter in which he reveals his true self. Convinced he's t good eugh with words to please her, Karl tracks down Fiorella's favourite author and pleads with him to take on the task. The writer reluctantly agrees on the condition that Karl submits to a series of interviews, so the letter will be based on authentic feeling. Through these lively, intelligent discussions, award-winning author Aidan Chambers creates an indelible portrait of a teenage boy discovering his own voice in the world and constructs a love story that is as much about the mind as the heart.
- Author BiographyAidan Chambers has received international acclaim for his provocative and challenging novels for teens and young adults. Among many prizes, he has won the Carnegie Medal and the Michael L. Printz Award for Postcards from No Man's Land, and the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for the body of his work. He is the author of a number of Abrams' titles, and he lives in Gloucestershire, England.
- Author(s)Aidan Chambers
- Date of Publication01/09/2013
- SubjectYoung Adult Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintAmulet Books
- Weight259 g
- Width133 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine20 mm
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