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Cruel beautiful world : a novel

Author: Caroline Leavitt
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Set in the early 1970s amid the specter of the Manson girls, when the peace and love movement begins to turn ugly, this is the story of a runaway teenager's disappearance and her sister's quest to discover the truth"--
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Leavitt
ISBN: 9781616203634 1616203633
OCLC Number: 933272419
Notes: "Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited."
Description: 357 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Caroline Leavitt.

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Cruel Beautiful World examines the intricate, infinitesimal distance between seduction and love, loyalty and duty, and explores what happens when you're responsible for things you cannot make right.  Read more...
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"Backdropped by the Vietnam War and the Manson murders, Cruel Beautiful World is a fast-moving page-turner about the naivete of youth and the malignity of power. Leavitt explores with a keen eye the Read more...

 
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