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When Katie Kitrell is shipped off to boarding school, it doesn't take her long to become part of the It Crowd. She's smart, she's cute, and she's a swimming prodigy who has a first-class ticket to any Ivy League school of her choice. But what her new friends, roommate, and boyfriend don't know is that Katie is swimming away from the secrets of her past, and from the schizophrenic older brother, Will, who won't let her go. As Katie's star rises, Will descends deeper into insanity. And when he does the unthinkable, it's all Katie can do to keep her head above water. Largely based on the author's own experiences, Breathless is a stunning debut that explores illness and health, love and lust, friends and enemies, and the moneyed world of prep school with a deft, expert hand.
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Full title breathless
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Last Update 2018-05-26 23:36:46PM
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subject_facet Boarding schools -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Mental illness -- Fiction, Peer pressure -- Fiction, Peer pressure. -- Fiction, Schizophrenia -- Fiction, Schizophrenia. -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Swimming -- Fiction
title_display Breathless
title_full Breathless, Breathless / Jessica Warman
title_short Breathless
topic_facet Boarding schools, Brothers and sisters, Mental illness, Peer pressure, Schizophrenia, Schools, Swimming, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature