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Special topics in calamity physics BOOK CLUB #30
Special topics in calamity physics BOOK CLUB #30
A darkly funny coming-of-age novel and a richly plotted suspense tale told through the distinctive voice of its heroine, Blue van Meer. After a childhood moving from one academic outpost to another with her father (a man prone to aphorisms and meteoric affairs), Blue is clever, deadpan, and possessed of a vast lexicon of literary, political, philosophical, and scientific knowledge--and is quite the cinéaste to boot. In her final year of high school at the élite (and unusual) St. Gallway School in Stockton, North Carolina, Blue falls in with a charismatic group of friends and their captivating teacher, Hannah Schneider. But when the drowning of one of Hannah's friends and the shocking death of Hannah herself lead to a confluence of mysteries, Blue is left to make sense of it all with only her gimlet-eyed instincts and cultural references to guide--or misguide--her.--From publisher description.
General Note:
Kit must be checked out in its entirety.

Includes folder for Book Club Leader.
Physical Description:
Multiple copies ; in bag + book club leader's guide.
Publication Date:
Publication Information:
New York : Viking, 2006.
Call Number:
KIT # 30
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