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Solitary a novel by Travis Thrasher

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Published by David C. Cook in Colorado Springs, CO .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Domestic fiction,
  • Teenagers,
  • Fiction

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When Chris Buckley moves to Solitary, North Carolina, he faces the reality of his parents" divorce, a school full of nameless faces--and Jocelyn Evans. Jocelyn is beautiful and mysterious enough to leave Chris speechless. But the more Jocelyn resists him, the more the two are drawn together. Chris soon learns that Jocelyn has secrets as deep as the town itself. Secrets more terrifying than the bullies he faces in the locker room or his mother"s unexplained nightmares. He slowly begins to understand the horrific answers. The question is whether he can save Jocelyn in time.

Edition Notes

StatementTravis Thrasher
SeriesThe solitary tales
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3570.H6925 S66 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination391 p. ;
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25169989M
ISBN 109781434764218, 9781434702524
LC Control Number2010928035
OCLC/WorldCa318873340

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