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Amy and Isabelle: A Novel

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In her stunning first novel, Amy and Isabelle, Elizabeth Strout evokes a teenager's alienation from her distant mother--and a parent's rage at the discovery of her daughter's sexual secrets. In most ways, Isabelle and Amy are like any mother and her sixteen-year-old daughter, a fierce mix of love and loathing exchanged in their every glance. And eating, sleeping, and working side by side in the gossip-ridden mill town of Shirley Falls doesn't help matters. But when Amy is discovered behind the steamed-up windows of a car with her math teacher, the vast and icy distance between mother and daughter becomes unbridgeable.As news of the scandal reaches every ear, it is Isabelle who suffers from the harsh judgment of Shirley Falls, intensifying her shame about her own secret past. And as Amy seeks comfort elsewhere, she discovers the fragility of human happiness through other dramas, from the horror of a missing child to the trials of Fat Bev, the community peacemaker. Witty and often profound, Amy and Isabelle confirms Elizabeth Strout as a powerful new talent.
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ISBN:
9780375705199
9781400077731
9781568957289
9780804191937
9780375501340
9780792799078
Reading Level:
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Level 6.6, 19 Points
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-12 23:00:03PM
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subject_facet High school teachers -- Fiction, High school teachers -- New England -- Fiction, Illegitimate children -- Fiction, Illegitimate children -- New England -- Fiction, Large type books, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, New England -- Fiction, Sexual consent -- Fiction, Sexual consent -- New England -- Fiction, Sexual ethics for teenagers -- Fiction, Sexual ethics for teenagers -- New England -- Fiction, Sexual harassment in education -- Fiction, Sexual harassment in education -- New England -- Fiction, Single mothers -- Fiction, Single mothers -- New England -- Fiction, Teenage girls -- Fiction, Teenage girls -- New England -- Fiction
title_display Amy and Isabelle
title_full Amy and Isabelle / by Elizabeth Strout, Amy and Isabelle A Novel, Amy and Isabelle [(text) large print] / Elizabeth Strout, Amy and Isabelle [sound recording] / by Elizabeth Strout
title_short Amy and Isabelle
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Fiction, High school teachers, Illegitimate children, Large type books, Literature, Mothers and daughters, Sexual consent, Sexual ethics for teenagers, Sexual harassment in education, Single mothers, Teenage girls