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Everything beautiful in the world

Author: Lisa Levchuk
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Toward the end of the disco era, seventeen-year-old Edna refuses to visit her mother, who is in a New York City hospital undergoing cancer treatment, and barely speaks to her father, who finally puts her in psychotherapy, while her crush on an art teacher turns into a full-blown affair.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Domestic fiction
Love stories
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Levchuk
ISBN: 9780374322380 0374322384
OCLC Number: 132681410
Description: 203 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Me --
The fight --
Mr. Howland --
Mr. Howland's birthday --
My job --
My school --
Cancer --
Mr. Howland's wife --
Tennis practice --
Waiting around --
Distance --
My brother --
Me and a psychiatrist --
The psychiatrist --
Home --
Heaven --
A sculpting of me --
Peter Robin --
Another visit to the Shrink --
The Dracula Principle --The secret spot --
The living room --
My father's room --
Western civilization --
Back to the Shrink --
A close call --
The gold chair --
Another night at the pharmacy --
A quick stop at home --
Back to the secret spot --
The gold chair empty --
A party at Patty's house --
The gold chair, again --
Back to school --
Deliveries --
A trip to the hospital --
Tommy --
Mrs. Howland at the pharmacy --
The Happy Family Chinese restaurant --
Head shrinking. Kippy --
Going to the Moon --
Bracelets --
Dr. Chester's office --
Another telephone call --
This isn't Philadelphia --
A day without Mr. Howland --
Our class trip --
New York city --
Lunch --
Art galleries --
My escape from the art galleries --
My mother's room --
Port Authority --
My father --
Work.
Responsibility: Lisa Levchuk.
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Toward the end of the disco era, seventeen-year-old Edna refuses to visit her mother, who is in a New York City hospital undergoing cancer treatment, and barely speaks to her father, who finally puts her in psychotherapy, while her crush on an art teacher turns into a full-blown affair.

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Coming of age story

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-04-27) Good Permalink

Edna is dealing (or not) with her mother's illness, her brother's death and an affair with her art teacher. The author focuses on the facts and lets the reader understand more than the characters. A different look at a student's realtionship with her teacher.

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