Written In The Stars

May 23, 2014|
Written In The Stars by Lois Duncan
Earn 88 plum® points
1% of the sale of this book helps children in high-needs communities through the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation

Out of stock online

Not available in stores

Prices and offers may vary in store


''What makes ''Written in the Stars'' striking and quite wonderful is the ease and sagacity with which Ms. Duncan writes about adolescence (at an astonishingly young authorial age) and the emotional resonance she creates with characters we will know only briefly-for such is the nature of short stories.''-Wall Street Journal An extraordinary look at the genesis of a great writer''s career,Written in the Stars is a collection of Lois Duncan''s earliest stories. composed from the ages of 13 through 22. From family relationships, to the joy and angst of first love, to the struggles of a young soldier returning from war with PTSD, this unique book, whose stories originally appeared in magazines such as Seventeen and American Girl, is a marvelous portrait of the depth and breadth of Duncan''s youthful work. As a special bonus, Lois has followed each story with a brief essay describing her work and lifeat the time the story was written.Written in the Stars is a must-have addition to the library of work from this spectacular and groundbreaking young adult author.
Lois Duncan is the author of over fifty books, ranging from children''s picture books to poetry to adult nonfiction, but is best known for her young adult suspense novels, such as Stranger With My Face and I Know What You Did Last Summer. She has been awarded the Margaret A. Edwards Award, presented by the School Library Journal and th...
Title:Written In The StarsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:228 pages, 7.5 X 5 X 0.59 inShipping dimensions:228 pages, 7.5 X 5 X 0.59 inPublished:May 23, 2014Publisher:Ig PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1939601142

ISBN - 13:9781939601148

Appropriate for ages: All ages

Look for similar items by category: