Why We Broke Up

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Egmont Books, Limited, 2012 - Young adult fiction - 353 pages
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"I'm telling you why we broke up, Ed. I'm writing it in this letter, the whole truth of why it happened."

Min Green and Ed Slaterton are breaking up, so Min is writing Ed a letter and giving him a box. Inside the box is why they broke up. Two bottle caps, a movie ticket, a folded note, a box of matches, a protractor, books, a toy truck, a pair of ugly earrings, a comb from a motel room, and every other item collected over the course of a giddy, intimate, heartbreaking relationship.

A new edition of this stunning, internationally acclaimed YA novel.

'A poignant tale of adolescent heartbreak' Telegraph

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User Review  - Emma_Manolis - LibraryThing

I can't even begin to explain how much I disliked this book. Seriously. Can't. Even. Begin. This book was like reading my diaries from middle school. Juvenile. Pathetic. Delusional. I like the basic ... Read full review

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User Review  - lillibrary - LibraryThing

Pub. date Jan 2012. Min "thunks" a box on doorstep with a letter detailing all the things she's included in the box that chronicle their 6 week relationship and why they broke up. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

DANIEL HANDLER has written for grown-ups under his own name and for younger readers under the name Lemony Snicket ('A Series of Unfortunate Events' and 'All The Wrong Questions'). He was dumped at least three times in high school. MAIRA KALMAN acclaimed artist and designer, has created many books for both grown-ups and children. Her heart was broken in high school by a boy who looked like Bob Dylan.

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