The Different Girl

The Different Girl

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A timeless and evocative debut for contemporary and sci-fi fans
Veronika. Caroline. Isobel. Eleanor. One blond, one brunette, one redhead, one with hair black as tar. Four otherwise identical girls who spend their days in sync, tasked to learn. But when May, a very different kind of girl the lone survivor of a recent shipwreck suddenly and mysteriously arrives on the island, an unsettling mirror is about to be held up to the life the girls have never before questioned."
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 138 x 208 x 24mm | 220g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0142423653
  • 9780142423653
  • 939,210

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Praise for "The Different Girl"

"Simple, sometimes profound first-person narration explores the nature of identity and what it means to be human in an oddly touching story of a future world."--"The Horn Book"

"[An] unusual and enigmatic science-fiction outing . . . Most intriguing."--"Kirkus Reviews"

"Recommend this book to girls who like the process of self-discovery."--"VOYA"
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About Gordon Dahlquist

Gordon Dahlquist is a graduate of Reed College and Columbia University s School of the Arts. He worked for several years writing and directing plays, including "Messalina "(Evidence Room, Los Angeles: SPF, New York), and "Delirium Palace "(Evidence Room, Los Angeles; published in "Breaking Ground"), both of which received a Garland Playwriting Award."
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Rating details

1,479 ratings
2.89 out of 5 stars
5 11% (166)
4 19% (286)
3 31% (458)
2 25% (369)
1 14% (200)
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