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Mister Posterior and the Genius Child by Emily Jenkins pdf epub fb2

Mister Posterior and the Genius Child Author: Emily Jenkins
Title: Mister Posterior and the Genius Child
ISBN: 042518627X
ISBN13: 978-0425186275
Other Formats: txt rtf lit azw
Pages: 304 pages
Publisher: Berkley Trade; 1st Berkley trade pbk. ed edition (December 3, 2002)
Language: English
Category: Literature & Fiction
Size PDF version: 1286 kb
Size EPUB version: 1399 kb
Subcategory: Literary

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Woodstock was over. The Beatles had just broken up. Sesame Street was new. And people in Cambridge, Massachusetts were getting in touch with their feelings. It was 1970, the year Vanessa Brick was picked as a Super Duper Speller for the Cambridge Harmony School. In this novel from a brilliant new voice in fiction, a now-grown Vanessa looks back on a time that was less innocent than it seemed…


I remember how it was to be eight. I remember the playground rhymes, the fierce cliques, and the girls we called “The Fu**ers.” That year was the year my mother adopted an unprecedented number of cats and dated an ardent nudist. I finally found out the truth about my father and his anti-vegetarianism; and my only close friend became a person I didn’t know. It was also the first time I was conscious of myself as a person with secrets; as a freethinking human being with something to say. Something not everyone wanted to hear.


The year I was eight I became the most notorious child in the history of the Cambridge Harmony PTA…