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What we hide

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An engrossing novel-in-stories that paints a tapestry of secrets and lies: why we keep them, why we tell them, and what happens next. Americans Jenny and her brother, Tom, are off to England: Tom to university, to dodge the Vietnam draft, Jenny to be the new girl at a boarding school, Illington Hall. This is Jenny's chance to finally stand out, so accidentally, on purpose, she tells a lie. In the small world of Ill Hall, everyone has something to hide. Jenny pretends she has a boyfriend. Robbie and Luke both pretend they don't. Brenda won't tell what happened with the school doctor. Nico wants to keep his mother's memoir a secret. Percy is hush-hush about his famous dad. Oona lies to everyone. Penelope lies only to herself. Deftly told from multiple points of view in various narrative styles, including letters and movie screenplays, What We Hide is provocative, honest, often funny, and always intriguing. "Poignant and often witty." -- Kirkus Reviews "An evocative representation of the tumultuous '60s." -- Publishers Weekly "Juicy, fast-paced." -- SLJ

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Full title what we hide
Author jocelyn marthe
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Last Update 2018-05-26 23:36:46PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-27 00:16:06AM

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subject_facet Boarding schools -- Fiction, Foreign study -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth II, 1952- -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Secrecy -- Fiction, Sheffield (England) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
title_display What we hide
title_full What We Hide, What we hide / Marthe Jocelyn
title_short What we hide
title_sub
topic_facet Boarding schools, Foreign study, History, Interpersonal relations, Secrecy, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature