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What I Was: A Novel

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 28 Ratings and 28 Reviews

Book Description
Finn was a beautiful orphan. H was a prep school misfit. On a September afternoon many years ago they met on a beach on the coast of England, near the ancient fisherman's hut Finn was squatting in with his woodstove, a case of books, a striped blanket and a cat. H insinuates his way into Finn's life-his blazing wood fires and fishing expeditions. Their friendship deepens, offering H the freedom an... More
Book Information
PublisherPlume Books
BindingPaperback (24 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages224
ISBN-10B002XULY7S
Publication Date12/30/2008
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About Meg Rosoff (Author) : Meg Rosoff is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Meg Rosoff include HOW I LIVE NOW (EBK), How I Live Now (Unabridged), What I Was (Unabridge... more
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2/14/2009 CS Perryess said: What a sweet & intriguing tale
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8/17/2008 Holly Cupala tagged as: I'm reading

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3/21/2008 Jack O'Rourke said:
Author Meg Rosoff has come up with another thoughtful YA novel, "What I Was." Generally, boys are not known for intensity of emotional relationships with other boys, without becoming the story of an overtly gay, perhaps one-sided or not, relationship. "What I Was" never commits to identifying the pr... more

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