Story of a Girl

Story of a Girl
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ISBN10: 
0316014532
ISBN13: 
9780316014533
Pages: 
192
Published: 
January 10th 2007 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Rating: 
3.68

When she is caught in the backseat of a car with her older brother's best friend—Deanna Lambert's teenage life is changed forever. Struggling to overcome the lasting repercussions and the stifling role of "school slut," she longs to escape a life defined by her past. With subtle grace, complicated wisdom and striking emotion, Story of a Girl reminds us of our human capacity for resilience, epiphany and redemption.

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