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E.P. Dutton, 1985 - Juvenile Fiction - 170 pages
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Sixteen-year-old twins Harry and Barry stumble across a gateway to another universe, where a distortion in time and space causes a dramatic change in their competitive relationship.

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I liked the story and found it somewhat compelling, but true to Sleator's style and approach, it has a sad component to the ending. I have read almost all of Sleator's works and not every one of them ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leftjab - Goodreads

A fast-paced, intriguing YA novel. Feels a bit dated (has the YA world changed since '85? Probably. I would not be one to weigh in on that though.) and some of the big questions were not answered ... Read full review


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William Sleator was born on February 13, 1945 in Harve de Grace, Maryland. In 1967, he received a BA in English from Harvard University. He mainly wrote science fiction novels for young adults. His first novel, Blackbriar, was published in 1972. He wrote more than 30 books including House of Stairs, Interstellar Pig, The Green Futures of Tycho, Strange Attractors, The Spirit House, The Boy Who Couldn't Die, and The Phantom Limb. His picture book, The Angry Moon, won a Caldecott Award in 1971. He died on August 3, 2011 at the age of 66.

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