The fever: A Novel

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The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community.

The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher and the father of two teens: Eli, a hocky star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie s best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. Rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread through the family, school, and community.

As hysteria and contagion swell, a series of tightly held secrets emerges, threatening to unravel friendships, families, and the town s fragile idea of security.

A chilling story about guilt, family secrets, and the lethal power of desire, "The Fever" affirms Megan Abbott s reputation as one of the most exciting and original voices of her generation (Laura Lippman)."

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9780316231053
147890142
9780316365703
9781478901396
147890139
9781478901402
9781478901426
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HL: High-Low 800L
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Grouping Title fever
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-17 22:54:22PM
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