The Eliot Girls

Product Number: EB00645429
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781553659839
Publisher: D & M Publishers
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Description

Review in Bookviews (blog), March 2015 A gripping debut teeming with drama and scathing insight into the world of an all-girl private high school. For years, Audrey Brindle has dreamed of attending George Eliot Academy, the school where her mother, Ruth, has taught for a decade. But when she is finally admitted, she discovers a place of sly bullying and ferocious intolerance. Ruth, meanwhile, finds her world upended by the arrival of a new teacher, Henry Winter. An acutely observed exploration of ambition, betrayal, and cruelty, The Eliot Girls deftly explores the intimacies and injustices of privileged female adolescence and the relationship of a mother and daughter for whom life will never be the same.

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Author(s): Krista Bridge
Original Publish Date: May 24, 2013

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