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Desire Lines

Desire Lines
Author: Jack Gantos
ISBN 13: 9780374417031
ISBN 10: 374417032
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Publication Date: 2006-03-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
List Price: $15.99

When sixteen-year-old Walker gets caught up in a witch-hunt against homosexuals, he is left to stand by and watch as a tragedy unfolds.

Publishers Weekly

A pensive loner avoids confrontation as much as possible-until the son of a fundamentalist preacher accuses him of being gay. "Gantos's language and ability to conjure a scene are frequently remarkable," according to PW. Ages 12-up. (Apr.) Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.