A Wrinkle in Time

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Random House Children's Books, May 12, 1997 - Murry family (Fictitious characters) - 211 pages
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Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.

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The ending was very good. - Goodreads
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This was one of my first favorite science fiction books. (It's really old - ok not really old - just kind of old.) It's short and very fun to read so, if you're just trying out science fiction for the first time this book might be a great place to start. I still love to read this book. I once met the author and was as impressed with her character as I am with her writing. This isn't her only book either so, if you like it, there are more. 

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I wanted to love this book, I really and truly wanted too, however, it just didn't seem to make much of an impact on me. I found the novel rather formulaic, however, whether that was because the book ... Read full review


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Author Madeleine L'Engle was born in New York City on November 29, 1918. She graduated from Smith College. She is best known for A Wrinkle in Time (1962), which won the 1963 Newbery Medal for best American children's book. While many of her novels blend science fiction and fantasy, she has also written a series of autobiographical books, including Two Part Invention: The Story of a Marriage, which deals with the illness and death of her husband, soap opera actor Hugh Franklin. In 2004, she received a National Humanities Medal from President George W. Bush. She died on September 6, 2007 of natural causes. Since 1976, Wheaton College in Illinois has maintained a special collection of L'Engle's papers, and a variety of other materials, dating back to 1919.

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