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How to set a fire and why / Jesse Ball.

Ball, Jesse, 1978- author. (Author).
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  • 7 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 11 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton County Public Library - Fowler F BAL (Text) 34044000896173 ADULT FICTION Checked out 11/23/2016
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Bloomfield FIC BAL (Text) 36803000989967 FICTION Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main F BALL jesse How (Text) 840191002257430 New Fiction - Main Floor Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC BALL, JESSE (Text) 33946003119919 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 12/06/2016
Jay County Public Library - Portland AF BALL (Text) 76383000443064 Adult New Shelf, F Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison F (Text) 39391006756660 Fiction Checked out 12/05/2016
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon FIC BAL (Text) 30653001403989 New Adult Fic In process -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon F BAL (Text) 34330512989170 Adult - General Fiction Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville YA FIC BAL (Text) 37323005270999 YA_FIC Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Waverly FIC BAL (Text) 78551000527077 New Books Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781101870570
  • ISBN: 1101870575
  • Physical Description: 283 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [2016]

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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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