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Out of the Easy - Ruta Sepetys
Out of the Easy
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Out of the Easy is set against the vivid backdrop of 1950s New Orleans. Written by New York Times bestselling author Ruta Sepetys, this novel has something for everyone: love, mystery, murder, blackmail and warmth.Josie Moraine wants out of The Big Easy - she needs more than New Orleans can... show more
Out of the Easy is set against the vivid backdrop of 1950s New Orleans. Written by New York Times bestselling author Ruta Sepetys, this novel has something for everyone: love, mystery, murder, blackmail and warmth.Josie Moraine wants out of The Big Easy - she needs more than New Orleans can offer. Known locally as a brothel prostitute's daughter, she dreams of life at an elite college, far away from here.But then a mysterious death in the Quarter leaves Josie caught between her ambition and a clandestine underworld. New Orleans is luring Josie deeper in as she searches for the truth, and temptation beckons at every turn.Praise for Between Shades of Gray:'This superlative first novel by Ruta Sepetys demonstrates the strength of its unembellished language. A hefty emotional punch' - The New York Times'. . . moving and heart-wrenching.' - The GuardianRuta Sepetys was born and raised in Michigan and now lives with her family in Tennessee. Her first novel, Between Shades of Gray, was shortlisted for the 2012 Carnegie Medal and the Waterstones Children's Book Award.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00BFKDGVO
Publisher: Puffin
Pages no: 353
Edition language: English
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Literary Musings
Literary Musings rated it
5.0 Out of the Easy is anything but...
I'm going to try something new and I was inspired by a friend from high school to do this. I recently spoke about a book hangover from reading Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys. Absolutely nothing else has come close to capturing my attention. She has become my favorite author bypassing the amazing Ha...
Thundertumber
Thundertumber rated it
4.0 Out of the Easy
It’s 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than the Big Easy has to offer. She devises a plan get out, but a...
isamlq
isamlq rated it
3.0 Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
That Jo is aware and not just of herself, but of the people around her and the circumstances as well as expectations she has and others have, is but one positive. That the place and the time come clear across is another. That Out of the Easy is not a one-track story of down-on-her luck girl trying t...
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