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How to set a fire and why / Jesse Ball.

Ball, Jesse, 1978- (author.).

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  • 12 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101870570
  • ISBN: 1101870575
  • Physical Description: 283 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [2016]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Lucia has been kicked out of school, again, this time for stabbing a boy in the neck with a pencil. Her father is dead; her mother is in a mental institute; and she's living in a garage-turned-bedroom with her aunt. Making her way through the world with only a book, a Zippo lighter, and a pocket full of stolen licorice, Lucia spends her days riding the bus to visit her mother in The Home, avoiding the landlord who hates her, and following the only rule that makes any sense: Don't Do Things You Aren't Proud Of. When Lucia starts at Whistler High it seems no different from the schools that came before: girls play field hockey, chasing the ball like dogs, the school psychologist has beanbag chairs in her office, and detention means sitting silently surrounded by stupid people ("I am a veteran of detention"). But when Lucia discovers a secret Arson Club, she will do anything to be a part of it. With a biting wit and striking intelligence that she can't fully hide, Lucia animates her small-town life: the parties at an abandoned water park, visits to the 24-hour donut shop where her friend Lana's cousin works, the little island in the middle of a medical park where kids go to drink. As Lucia's fascination with the Arson Club grows, her chronicle becomes a riveting story of family, loss, misguided friendship, and destruction"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Dysfunctional families > Fiction.
Teenage girls > Fiction.
Pyromania > Fiction.
Arson > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.

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