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Lost Stars or What Lou Reed Taught Me About Love
Author: Lisa Selin Davis

ISBN: 9781471406195
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 26 October 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.2
Description:
A heartbreaking, wryly funny story of love, longing, music and one very special comet.

In the aftermath of her older sister's death, sixteen-year-old Carrie is taken under the wings of her sister's friends, and finds herself forsaking the science nerds of her former life and slipping into a daze of cheap beer and recreational drugs. Carrie - a talented guitar player and obsessive tracker of the coming Vira comet - is partying hard and fooling around with boys she doesn't even like, even though she's desperate for a boyfriend.

Her mother, enveloped by grief at the loss of her eldest child, has retreated to a monastery in the Catskills that requires a vow of silence. With her family splintered apart, Carrie is overcome at times by uncontrollable rages and her father decides to send her to a boot camp for wayward teens. Compounding the shame, and to her horror, she is forced to wear work boots and a hard hat - boy poison.

Then she meets Dean, a fellow musician and refugee from his own dark past. Throughout the summer Carrie learns more about Dean, about her sister's death,...

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