Freaky Green Eyes

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Harper Collins, Feb 15, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 368 pages
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"Later, I would think of it as crossing over. From a known territory into an unknown. From a place where people know you to a place where people only think they know you."

Sometimes Franky Pierson has a hard time dealing with life. Like when her parents separate and her mother vanishes, Franky wants to believe that her mom has simply pulled a disappearing act. Yet deep within herself, a secret part of her she calls Freaky Green Eyes knows that something is terribly wrong. And only Freaky can open Franky's eyes to the truth.

 

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User Review  - raizel - LibraryThing

I'm beginning to think I'm not a fan of Joyce Carol Oates. Nor of young adult fiction. As I felt after reading We Were Liars, i might have preferred the story of what happens after the novel's story is over. Read full review

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User Review  - mfink1 - LibraryThing

Franky's parents are having problems. Franky now has to go to her mom's house to see her mom and stay at her dad's house to see her dad. Soon that stops. Then one day she tries to call her mom and she ... Read full review

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Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Book Award, the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, and the National Humanities Medal, our government's highest civilian honor for the arts. She has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including the national bestsellers We Were the Mulvaneys, Blonde, which was nominated for the National Book Award, and the New York Times bestseller The Falls, which won the 2005 Prix Femina. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978. In 2003 she received the Commonwealth Award for Distinguished Service in Literature, and in 2006 she received the Chicago Tribune Lifetime Achievement Award. She is the 2010 recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award. Joyce Carol Oates lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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