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How to Breathe Underwater - Julie Orringer
How to Breathe Underwater
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Nine brave, wise, and spellbinding stories make up this award-winning debut. In "When She is Old and I Am Famous" a young woman confronts the inscrutable power of her cousin's beauty. In "Note to Sixth-Grade Self" a band of popular girls exert their social power over an awkward outcast. In... show more
Nine brave, wise, and spellbinding stories make up this award-winning debut. In "When She is Old and I Am Famous" a young woman confronts the inscrutable power of her cousin's beauty. In "Note to Sixth-Grade Self" a band of popular girls exert their social power over an awkward outcast. In "Isabel Fish" fourteen-year-old Maddy learns to scuba dive in order to mend her family after a terrible accident. Alive with the victories, humiliations, and tragedies of youth, How to Breathe Underwater illuminates this powerful territory with striking grace and intelligence.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781400034369 (1400034361)
ASIN: 1400034361
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 226
Edition language: English
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2.5 How to breath underwater
The stories are dark, what it is not that bad, if it weren't because of the lack of hope in them. The plots average is a 2 stars, but I'm up grading it to 2.5 since the writing is beautiful. Stories:Pilgrims *When she is Old and I am Famous **The Isabel Fish ****Note to Sixth-Grade Self *The Smoothe...
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