Downtown

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W. Morrow, 1984 - Adolescence - 216 pages
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A boy's parents leave him behind when they become fugitives due to their antiwar protest bombings. Eight years later, his mother reappears and he must decide what direction his life must take.

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
4
Section 3
17
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About the author (1984)

Norma Fox Mazer was born in New York City on May 15, 1931. She studied at Antioch College and at Syracuse University. She contributed first-person articles to pulp magazines like True Confessions and True Story. Her first juvenile novel, I, Trissy, was published in 1971. She wrote more than 30 books during her lifetime including Dear Bill, Remember Me?, Summer Girls, Love Boys, and Other Short Stories, Silver, Out of Control, A Figure of Speech, and Good Night, Maman. She won numerous awards including a Newbery Honor in 1988 for After the Rain, an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America in 1982 for Taking Terri Mueller, a Christopher Award, and an ALAN Award. From 1997 to 2006, she taught writing at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She died of brain cancer on October 17, 2009 at the age of 78.

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