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|Genre/Form:||Young adult fiction
|Named Person:||Don Juan (Legendary character)|
|Material Type:||Fiction, Juvenile audience|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Donna Jo Napoli
|Target Audience:||Young Adult; 580|
|Description:||262 p. ; 22 cm.|
|Responsibility:||Donna Jo Napoli.|
"Napoli expertly sets the scene for this retelling of a traditional Sicilian tale...The lifelike, tactile details of the story make it all eerily real." --"The New York Times Book Review""Readers
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Vivid, descriptive writing
The Wager This quarter I read The Wager by Donna Jo Napoli. This novel was easy to get into because it starts out on a peaceful note with a pinch of suspense and a tad of humor thrown in. I liked this novel because there was an excessive amount of description in just about every sentence. It painted...
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