Flowers for Algernon

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1994 - Fiction - 311 pages
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With more than five million copies sold, "Flowers for Algernon" is the beloved, classic story of a mentally disabled man whose experimental quest for intelligence mirrors that of Algernon, an extraordinary lab mouse. High school & older.

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Flowers for Algernon is a story about a 37 year old man named Charlie Gordon. Charlie attends a night school for adults. Ms. Kinnian is the teacher of the class, she tells him about a surgery that he ... Read full review

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The book came in excellent condition and my son is looking forward to reading it. Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Daniel Keyes (1927 - 2014) was born in Brooklyn, New York, and received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Brooklyn College. He was the author of eight books, including the classic Flowers for Algernon , first published in 1966, which would go on to sell more than five million copies and inspire the Oscar-winning film Charly . He also worked as a merchant seaman, a fiction editor, a high school teacher, and as a university professor at Ohio University, where he was honored at Professor Emeritus in 2000. He won the Hugo and Nebula awards for his work and was chosen as an Author Emeritus by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 2000.

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