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The serpent king : a novel

Author: Jeff Zentner
Publisher: New York : Crown Books for Young Readers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
The son of a Pentecostal preacher faces his personal demons as he and his two outcast friends try to make it through their senior year of high school in rural Forrestville, Tennessee, without letting the small-town culture destroy their creative spirits and sense of self.

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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Contemporary realistic fiction
Fiction 13+
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Older Teenage Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Zentner
ISBN: 9780553524024 055352402X 9780553524031 0553524038 9781783446476 1783446471
OCLC Number: 898273611
Awards: William C. Morris YA Debut Award, 2017
Description: 372 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jeff Zentner.
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Dill's father is in jail for an unspeakable crime. Shunned by the neighbours in their small religious Tennessee town, Dill and his mother try to make ends meet. Dill's only respite from poverty and  Read more...


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