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Memoirs Of A Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin
  

Memoirs Of A Teenage Amnesiac

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From the author of Elsewhere comes an extraordinary story of identity, memory loss and self-discovery. Naomiâs voyage of finding out just who she really is and what defines her, as a person, is one many a teenager goes through. As we get to know Naomi and her life, we are allowed to be completely involved, cheering her on, booing the bad decisions, and distressing over all her indecisiveness and learning from it. Its well written teenage fiction and the title is sure to grab the attention of teenagers everywhere.

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Memoirs Of A Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin

When Naomi tries to piece back the fragments of the last three and a half years of her life, she discovers a lot. She has a boyfriend but can't remember him, her mother and father are divorced, and she has forgotten that she is supposed to hate her mother. She also has a group of friends which simply doesn't seem that attractive any more and, despite having meticulously kept a diary, she only mentioned what she ate every day in it! But it's not all bad, because when a girl loses three and a half years she gets a chance to reinvent herself. After all, who is to say that everything has to be the same?

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This unusual love story will be well received by teens intrigued by the concept. Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

Gabrielle Zevin

Gabrielle Zevin is a screenwriter and a novelist. As a screenwriter, Gabrielle has optioned several screenplays, and her screenplay for Conversations wiith Other Women, was filmed with Helena Bonham Carter and Aaron Eckhart in the lead roles, now availble on DVD.

Gabrielle is a 2000 graduate of Harvard with a degree in English & American Literature. She was born in New York and lives there still with one pug dog, Mrs. DeWinter, and her partner of ten years, director Hans Canosa.

Photo: © Aaron Eckhart

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Publication date

17th September 2007

Author

Gabrielle Zevin

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780747591658

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