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Author: Patrick Ness
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First US editionView all editions and formats
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Adam Thorn doesn't know it yet, but today will change his life. Between his religious family, a deeply unpleasant ultimatum from his boss, and his own unrequited love for his sort-of ex, Enzo, it seems as though Adam's life is falling apart. At least he has two people to keep him sane: his new boyfriend (he does love Linus, doesn't he?) and his best friend, Angela. But all day long, old memories and new heartaches  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction 13+
General
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Coming of age fiction
Older Teenage Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Ness
ISBN: 9780062403193 0062403192
OCLC Number: 995278393
Awards: American Library Association Best Fiction for Young Adult. 2018.
Target Audience: HL750L
Description: 277 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Patrick Ness.

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Adam Thorn doesn't know it yet, but today will change his life. Between his religious family, a deeply unpleasant ultimatum from his boss, and his own unrequited love for his sort-of ex, Enzo, it seems as though Adam's life is falling apart. At least he has two people to keep him sane: his new boyfriend (he does love Linus, doesn't he?) and his best friend, Angela. But all day long, old memories and new heartaches come crashing together, throwing Adam's life into chaos. The bindings of his world are coming untied one by one; yet in spite of everything he has to let go, he may also find freedom in the release. Time is running out, though. Because way across town, a ghost has just risen from the lake ... --

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