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The secret history

Author: Donna Tartt
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Donna Tartt's The Secret History is the original American campus novel. When Richard Papen joins an elite group of clever misfits at his New England college, it seems he can finally become the person he wants to be. But the moral boundaries he will cross with his new friends - and the deaths they are responsible for - will change all of their lives forever. The Secret History recounts the terrible price we pay for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Tartt
ISBN: 9780141023649 0141023643 0140167773 9780140167771 1400031702 9780141037691 0141037695 0670848549 9780670848546 9780141013398 0141013397 9780670843657 0670843652 9781400031702
OCLC Number: 1164405485
Notes: Originally published: New York: Knopf; London: Viking, 1992.
Also published: New York : Vintage, 2004.
VIC Premiers' Reading Challenge Year 9 and Year 10.
Description: 657 p. ; 19 cm.
Responsibility: Donna Tartt.

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Donna Tartt's The Secret History is the original American campus novel. When Richard Papen joins an elite group of clever misfits at his New England college, it seems he can finally become the person he wants to be. But the moral boundaries he will cross with his new friends - and the deaths they are responsible for - will change all of their lives forever. The Secret History recounts the terrible price we pay for mistakes made on the dark journey to adulthood.

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