High School by Sara QuinHigh School by Sara Quin

High School

bySara Quin, Tegan Quin

Hardcover | September 24, 2019

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First loves, first songs, and the drugs and reckless high school exploits that fueled them—meet music icons Tegan and Sara as you’ve never known them before in this intimate and raw account of their formative years.

High School is the revelatory and unique coming-of-age story of Sara and Tegan Quin, identical twins from Calgary, Alberta, growing up in the height of grunge and rave culture in the 90s, well before they became the celebrated musicians and global LGBTQ icons we know today. While grappling with their identity and sexuality, often alone, they also faced academic meltdown, their parents’ divorce, and the looming pressure of what might come after high school. Written in alternating chapters from both Tegan’s point of view and Sara’s, the book is a raw account of the drugs, alcohol, love, music, and friendships they explored in their formative years. A transcendent story of first loves and first songs, it captures the tangle of discordant and parallel memories of two sisters who grew up in distinct ways even as they lived just down the hall from one another. This is the origin story of Tegan and Sara.
During the course of their twenty-year career, Tegan and Sara have sold well over one million records and released eight studio albums. They have received three Juno Awards, a Grammy nomination, a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award, and the 2018 New York Civil Liberties Union Award. They have performed on some of the world’s bigg...
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Title:High SchoolFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:384 pages, 8.38 × 5.5 × 1.2 inShipping dimensions:8.38 × 5.5 × 1.2 inPublished:September 24, 2019Publisher:Simon & SchusterLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1982112662

ISBN - 13:9781982112660

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“A sweet and salty coming-of-age memoir. The countless Tegan and Sara fans will love this, but it’s also for anyone who ever went to high school and nurtured dreams, schemes, joy and rage while barricaded in their bedroom.  Count me in.” 
ANN-MARIE MACDONALD, author of Fall On Your Knees