The Freak Observer

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Carolrhoda Lab, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 202 pages
2 Reviews
Suffering from a crippling case of post-traumatic stress disorder, sixteen-year-old Loa Lindgren tries to use her problem solving skills, sharpened in physics and computer programming, to cure herself.
  

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User Review  - Mimi Stiles - Goodreads

So far it is basically about this persons life story, I think she goes through a lot in her life and the book can be really sad. I think this book is decent. I like the action in it and everything but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Susann Cokal - Goodreads

Captures perfectly that sense of everything gone wrong around a lonely girl who's seen too much death in her harsh Montana environment. The strong voice implies throughout that there's always hope for someone with a sharp wit and the ability to love. Read full review

Contents

Classical Lessons In Pressure And Force
1
Conservation Of Energy
10
Applied Ballistics
23
The Veil Nebula
30
Evolutionary Developmental Biology EvoDevo
38
Logical Problem Solving StepByStep
45
Orbital Physics
52
Collision Of Elastic Bodies
59
Censorship Causes Blindness
118
Cartoon Physics
128
Practice In Visualization
136
Extra Credit
140
Field Of View
150
POE Process Of Elimination
161
Les …toiles Filantes
169
Threat Simulation Theory
177

The Sum Of All Forces In A System Equals Zero
67
A Philosophical Zombie
73
Dark Matter
85
Constructive Interference
96
Features Of The Summer Sky
107
RIP Dolly The Sheep 19962003
114
SchrŲdingers Cat The PETA Prohibition
184
False Positives
194
Acknowledgments
202
Back Cover
204
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Blythe Woolston's first novel, The Freak Observer, won the William C. Morris Debut Fiction Award. About Black Helicopters, she says, ?Suicide bombings shock me and confuse me. What triggers that decision? What makes a person become a weapon? It's a terrible choice ? a terrorist's choice ? but it is also the choice of a human being with a mind and a heart and a life before that moment. Every suicide bomber is a human being, just like me. When I understood that, I started writing Black Helicopters.? Blythe Woolston lives in Billings, Montana.