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True Letters From A Fictional Life

True Letters From A Fictional Life

Author: Kenneth Logan
$34.99 (AUD)  inc GST
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August 2016

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A thoughtful, authentic coming-out story about a high school boy who can only deal with his own truth through secret, unsent letters. If you asked anyone in his small Vermont town, they'd tell you the facts: James Liddell, star athlete, decent student, and sort-of boyfriend to cute, peppy Theresa, is a happy, funny, carefree guy. But whenever James sits down at his desk to write, he tells a different story. As he fills his drawers with letters to the people in his world-letters he never intends to send-he spills the truth: he's trying hard, but he just isn't into Theresa. It's his friend, a boy, who lingers in his thoughts. James's secret letters are his safe space-but his truth can't stay hidden for long. Will he come clean to his parents, his teammates, and himself, or is he destined to live a life of fiction This heartfelt debut novel explores the muddy landscape of truth and lies and lays bare the sometimes painful but often hopeful work of writing one's own authentic story. If you asked anyone in his small Vermont town, they'd tell you the facts: James Liddell, star athlete, decent student, and sort-of boyfriend to cute, peppy Theresa, is a happy, funny, carefree guy.But whenever James sits down at his desk to write, he tells a different story. As he fills his drawers with letters to the people in his world-letters he never intends to send-he spills the truth: he's trying hard, but he just isn't into Theresa. It's his friend, a boy, who lingers in his thoughts.James's secret letters are his safe space-but his truth can't stay hidden for long. Will he come clean to his parents, his teammates, and himself, or is he destined to live a life of fictionThis heartfelt debut novel explores the muddy landscape of truth and lies and lays bare the sometimes painful but often hopeful work of writing one's own authentic story.

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General Fields

  • : 9780062380258
  • : Harperteen
  • : Harperteen
  • : July 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : Kenneth Logan
  • : 323