A Summer's Lease

A Summer s Lease A teenage girl s driving ambition to be a writer prevents her from forming normal friendships A favorite teacher tries to help her

  • Title: A Summer's Lease
  • Author: Marilyn Sachs Dell Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780440977872
  • Page: 393
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • A teenage girl s driving ambition to be a writer prevents her from forming normal friendships A favorite teacher tries to help her.

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    1. A Summer's Lease was published in 1979 and set in 1943. Fifteen-year-old Gloria knows she's the best, wants to be the assistant editor of the paper, on the way to being editor. But her teacher makes her share it with classmate Jerry, who writes poetry, blushes, and feels faint at the sight of blood. When the two of them spend the summer caring for their teacher's children, Gloria exalts in every way she is better than Jerry and feels angry and jealous every time she admits he's talented, too, an [...]

    2. Gevonden bij Oxfam en dan meteen gelezen. Zo'n boek waar ik als veertienjarige van gehouden zou hebben. Als zesendertigjarige vind ik het opmerkelijk. Omdat het uit 1980 is en speelt in 1943. Maar veel meer nog omdat het hoofdpersonage tamelijk ronduit onuitstaanbaar is. Goeie vondst, dus.

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