The light fantastic

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Seven tightly interwoven narratives. Three harrowing hours. One fateful day that changes everything. Delaware, the morning of April 19. Senior Skip Day, and April Donovan's eighteenth birthday. Four days after the Boston Marathon bombing, the country is still reeling, and April's rare memory condition has her recounting all the tragedies that have cursed her birth month. And just what was that mysterious gathering under the bleachers about? Meanwhile, in Nebraska, Lincoln Evans struggles to pay attention in Honors English, distracted by the enigmatic presence of Laura Echols, capturer of his heart. His teacher tries to hold her class's interest, but she can't keep her mind off what Adrian George told her earlier. Over in Idaho, Phoebe is having second thoughts about the Plan mere hours before the start of a cross-country ploy led by an Internet savant known as the Mastermind. Is all her heartache worth the cost of the Assassins' machinations? The Light Fantastic is a tense, shocking, and beautifully wrought exploration of the pain and pathos of a generation of teenagers on the brink--and the hope of moving from shame and isolation into the light of redemption.
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9780763678517
9780763687373
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910L
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subject_facet Boston Marathon Bombing, Boston, Mass., 2013 -- Fiction, High school students -- Fiction, High schools -- Fiction, School shootings -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display The light fantastic
title_full The Light Fantastic, The light fantastic / Sarah Combs
title_short The light fantastic
title_sub
topic_facet Boston Marathon Bombing, Boston, Mass., 2013, High school students, High schools, School shootings, Schools, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Young adult fiction