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Among the Hedges

作者 Sara Mesa
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 Among the Hedges:,Casi,whoisalmostfourteenyearsold,hasbeenskippingschoolandspendingherdayshiddenamongthehedgesinalocalpark,listeningtomusicandreadingwomen'sma

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內容簡介 Casi, who is almost fourteen years old, has been skipping school and spending her days hidden among the hedges in a local park, listening to music and reading women's magazines. One day, Viejo, a fifty-year-old man, stumbles upon her hiding place, and the two strike up a friendship. He tells her about birds and Nina Simone, buys her soda and chips, and spends almost every day talking with her. Despite their age gap, there's something childlike about Viejo that leads Casi to believe that he's not like the other men she's encountered, the dangerous ones. But Viejo has a number of secrets in his past--all of which would be of grave concern to Casi's parents or any other adult who witnessed one of their rendezvous. As these secrets rise to the surface, the clock is ticking, the weather is growing cold and the school is untangling Casi's set of lies, setting up a moment where something has to give. With spare, direct prose, Sara Mesa imbues these two outcasts with a great deal of warmth, raising questions about society's prejudices and assumptions, and creating a truly moving novel of an inappropriate relationship.

商品規格

書名 / Among the Hedges
作者 / Sara Mesa
簡介 / Among the Hedges:,Casi,whoisalmostfourteenyearsold,hasbeenskippingschoolandspendingherdayshiddenamongthehedgesinalocalpark,listeningtomusicandreadingwomen'sma
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9781948830393
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9781948830393
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 20.1X12.7X1.3CM
重量(g) / 158.8
語言 / 3:英文
級別 / N:無
頁數 / 120
裝訂 / P:平裝

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