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The game of Love and Death

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Not since The Book Thief has Death played such an original and affecting role in a book for young people.

Flora and Henry were born a few blocks from each other, innocent of the forces that might keep a white boy and an African American girl apart; years later they meet again and their mutual love of music sparks an even more powerful connection.

But what Flora and Henry don't know is that they are pawns in a game played by the eternal adversaries Love and Death, here brilliantly reimagined as two extremely sympathetic and fascinating characters. Can their hearts and their wills overcome not only their earthly circumstances, but forces that have battled throughout history?

In the rainy Seattle of the 1920's, romance blooms among the jazz clubs, the mansions of the wealthy, and the shanty towns of the poor. But what is more powerful: love? Or death?

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Full title game of love and death
Author brockenbrough martha
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, Death -- Fiction, Love stories, American, Race relations -- Fiction, Seattle (Wash.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
title_display The game of Love and Death
title_full The Game of Love and Death, The game of Love and Death / Martha Brockenbrough
title_short The game of Love and Death
topic_facet African Americans, Death, History, Love stories, American, Race relations, Romance, Young Adult Fiction