The Son of Someone Famous

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1983 - Friendship - 160 pages
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Living under a pseudonym with his grandfather in a small town, the son of a celebrity teams up with the local tomboy, an alliance he calls Nothing Power and she calls Going Steady.

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User Review  - aimless22 - LibraryThing

Not the best written coming of age story. Told in alternating chapters by Brenda Belle and Adam, they detail the time that Adam lives with his maternal grandfather in Vermont after getting expelled from a private school. Read full review

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User Review  - elliottrainbow - LibraryThing

I first read this book around 1974, when I was 9 or 10. I loved it then and I love it now. It's written in first person, but with a twist. Each of the main characters (Adam and Brenda Belle) has a ... Read full review


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Marijane Meaker (born May 27, 1927) is an American novelist and short story writer in several genres using different pen names. Using her own observations of lesbians in the 1950s and 1960s, she wrote a series of nonfiction books as Ann Aldrich from 1955 to 1972. In 1972 she switched genres and pen names once more to begin writing for young adults, and became quite successful as M.E. Kerr, producing over 20 novels and winning multiple awards including the American Library Association's lifetime award for young-adult literature, the ALA Margaret Edwards Award.

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