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The piper's son

Author: Melina Marchetta
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st Candlewick Press edView all editions and formats
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After his favorite uncle's violent death, Tom Mackee watches his family implode, quits school, and turns his back on music and everyone who matters, and while he is in no shape to mend what is broken, he fears that no one else is, either.
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Genre/Form: Young adult works
Realistic fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melina Marchetta
ISBN: 9780763647582 0763647586 9780763660628 0763660620
OCLC Number: 663952514
Notes: "Reinforced trade edition"--Jacket.
Target Audience: 820
Description: 328 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Melina Marchetta.

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After his favorite uncle's violent death, Tom Mackee watches his family implode, quits school, and turns his back on music and everyone who matters, and while he is in no shape to mend what is broken, he fears that no one else is, either.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2012-11-29) Very Good Permalink

Here we meet some of the characters from “Saving Francesca”. Five years have past and Tom’s favorite uncle is killed in an explosion while overseas. Tom’s life starts to fall apart and he quits his university classes, his band, his family, his friends, everything. As Tom tries...
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